The death penalty has been abolished and the punishment for murder, however slight, is life in prison. These two factors lead to a problem: prison over-population.
A solution is needed...
Prisoners in groups of nine are taken to an off-shore facility and locked in a room. There, supervised by an enigmatic Director and his brutish Assistant, the nine are forced to participate in a game that will reward the last one standing with a full government pardon.
The stakes are high and the reward great. But does the end justify the means? Only one will find out...
A fundraiser screening of the movie was held on November 18, 2006 at the Fargo Theatre in order for the filmmakers to raise money to finish the audio. A brief article by Chris Jacobs discussing the movie appeared in that same week's High Plains Reader.
- Jim Alger.... Williams
- Dylan Brandt.... Black
- Chad Driscoll.... Richardson
- Daniel Dutot.... Edwards
- Grant F. Haake.... Assistant
- Ryan Joachim.... Marcus
- Mary Karcz.... Angelo
- Ben Mattson.... Daniels
- Taylor Schatz.... Jones
- Mitchell Lee Skajewski.... Hunter
- Darin Kerr.... Director
- Mike Stromenger.... Writer, Director, Editor
- Kak Lee.... Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
- Reed Reimer.... Original Music
- Jeff Gion.... Production Design
- Ryan Sailer.... Camera Assistant
- Brian Heald.... Camera Assistant
- 2007 Forx Film Fest (complete feature shown).... Official selection
- 2007 Fargo Film Festival.... Official selection
- 2006 Forx Film Fest (first 45 minutes shown).... Winner Audience Award, Honorable Mention Short Narrative