Filmfest 2018

German Age Rating

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It should be easy to carry out a clever little heist. We've seen enough of them in movies, after all. Of course, most of the time, things go south, but why not try anyway? This time, the thieves aim to steal valuable artifacts from a university library in Kentucky. This film is a fast-paced, witty reenactment of what actually happened some years ago — but one that deliberately blurs the line between fact and fiction.

tags: Humor, Feature film, Crime/Murder, Current Affairs

Cast: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson


Screenplay: Bart Layton

Director of Photography: Ole Bratt Birkeland

Film Editor: Nick Fenton, Chris Gill, Julian Hart, Luke Dunkley

Composer: Anne Nikitin

Production Designer: Scott Dougan

Costume Design: Jenny Eagan

Producer: Derrin Schlesinger, Katherine Butler, Dimitri Doganis, Mary Jane Skalski

Production Company: RAW Film

Co-Production Company: Film4, AI Film, Lava Bear

World Sales: Sierra/Affinity

Director: Bart Layton


Bart Layton is artistic director of the British production firm RAW. As producer, he has overseen numerous TV series, most notably BANGED UP ABROAD (2007–2013). His documentary THE IMPOSTER, which also dealt with the blurring of fact and fiction, received a BAFTA in 2013 for outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer.