A documentary/narrative hybrid filmed and scripted around true events between 2015-2019.
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A teen HACKER SEEKING REVENGE FOR HIS FATHER'S MURDER,
A YOUNG ACTIVIST, AN INTERNET CONSPIRACY VLOGGER,
AND AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMMER BECOME PAWNS
IN A PLOT TO DERAIL THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS.
Filmed and scripted around true events between 2015-2019, AMERICAN THIEF straddles fiction and documentary as its protagonists become pawns in a plot to derail the 2016 presidential elections.
Toncruz, a teenage hacker, wants to avenge his father's murder while fellow-hacker, Diop, wants to fight for justice. Paul, a disgruntled internet vlogger known as "Man in the Van" and Toncruz are contacted by an Unidentified User on the deep web who claims he can provide them with the truth. Meanwhile, an artificial intelligence programmer observes what unfolds as she fails to contain the monster she’s created. A fast-paced action/thriller that integrates fictional characters with real events creating an intense tale of a dystopian conspiracy that will keep you transfixed.
IN THE PRESS
Directed by Miguel Silveira | Produced by Michel Stolnicki | Executive Producers Aron
Koen, Charles Martinez, Jonathan Gray, Brian Devine, Mayra Auad and Mario Peixoto | Written by
Miguel Silveira, Michel Stolnicki & Missy Hernandez | Starring Xisco Maximo Monroe, Khadim
Diop, Ben Becher & Josefina Scaro | Cinematography by John Wakayama Carey | Edited by
Avram Dodson | Original Music by Francis Rodriguez | TRT 78:01 | Red Color | USA | 2020