The true story of the 'Beltway Snipers,' who killed ten people in a series of shootings in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C., during 2002, is dramatized in this powerful independent psychological study. Directed by French filmmaker Alexandre Moors, BLUE CAPRICE made its American premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Stars Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Tim Blake
Joey Lauren Adams,Isaiah Washington,Tequan Richmond,Tim Blake Nelson
The striking feature film debut of writer-director Alexandre Moors, BLUE CAPRICE is a harrowing yet restrained psychological thriller about an abandoned boy lured to America into the shadows of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by true events, BLUE CAPRICE investigates the notorious and horrific Beltway sniper attacks from the point of view of the two shooters, whose distorted father-son relationship facilitated their long and bloody journey across America. Marked by captivating performances by Isaiah Washington and Tequan Richmond, lyrical camerawork, and a unique and bold structure, BLUE CAPRICE documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical violence. BLUE CAPRICE paints a riveting portrait of 21st-century America and a haunting depiction of two cold-blooded killers that will endure long after the lights come up.