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The Banksy Job

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Synopsis

March 2004. The artist known as Banksy illegally erects a ten-foot statue in a small square off Shaftsbury Avenue in central London. Titled 'The Drinker', this sculpture is a replica of Rodin's 'The Thinker' - with a traffic cone placed on its head. The only clue as to who put it there is a stencil on the plinth that merely says 'Banksy'. Then, one day, in broad daylight, masked thieves pull up with a flatbed truck and cart 'The Drinker' away - a reporter from a national newspaper receives a ransom note from a man calling himself AK47, claiming to represent a group of 'art terrorists' calling themselves 'ART KEIDA'.
After several years back and forth between the media, Banksy and Art Keida, it is alleged that the artist called Banksy 'arranged' for the statue to be destroyed by any means necessary... Now, after all this time, it seems that AK47 is about to breathe new life into the saga.
Tribeca Film Festival 2016 - World premiere
http://www.ipsofactofilms.com/films/daylight_robbery.html

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Running Time
75 mins
Director
Ian Roderick Gray, Dylan Harvey
Producer
Christine Alderson, Alex Hurle, Hamish Jenkinson
Executive Producer
David Adair
Editor
Anton Short
Screenwriter
Ian Roderick Gray, Dylan Harvey
Director of Photography
Anthony Dias
Production Designer
Kate Stamp
Sound
Edwin Matthews
Principal Cast
AK47, Art Keida, Giles Alderson, Andy Gibbins

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Production Company

Ipso Facto Productions
Christine Alderson
+44 (0)773 491 2871
christineifp@gmail.com
http://www.ipsofactofilms.com

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Company

Metro International Entertainment
16 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Holborn
London
WC2A 3ED
+44 (0)20 7396 5301
sales@metro-films.com
http://www.metro-films.com