WHO’S IN IT?
Evan Peters (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Barry Keoghan (The Killing of a Sacred Deer), Blake Jenner (The Edge of Seventeen), Jared Abrahamson (Sweet Virginia), Udo Kier (Suspiria), Ann Dowd (Compliance), Gary Basaraba (The Accountant), Lara Grice (The Reaping), Jane McNeill (Mississippi Grind), Whitney Goin (Welcome to Inspiration), Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bart Layton (The Imposter), director, writer; Katherine Butler (Kill List), Poppy Dixon (Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web), Dimitri Doganis (Turning Sheep Into Scorpions), Derrin Schlesinger (Four Lions) and Mary Jane Skalski (The Station Agent), producers; Anne Nikitin (The Devil’s Courthouse), composer; Ole Bratt Birkeland (Ruby Blue), cinematographer; Nick Fenton (On Chesil Beach), Chris Gill (Calvary) and Julian Hart (film debut), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the early 2000s, four young men – Warren (Peters), Spencer (Keoghan), Chas (Jenner) and Eric (Abrahamson) – plan to rob a collection of rare books from the library of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, only for things to quickly go south…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Documentarian Bart Layton – the guy behind the BAFTA-winning documentary The Imposter – heads his first narrative feature with a fascinating real-life story of criminal incompetence that did not end too well for its young conspirators.