Watch: First Trailer for Kickstarter-Funded Film 'Down and Dangerous'
A smuggler bleeds like anyone else. He just gets more chances to prove it. I think what they prove here is how far you can go with a little bit of money. Our friends at The Film Stage have tipped us to a trailer for Down and Dangerous, directed by Zak Forsman and The Sabi Company, a cocaine smuggling drama starring John T. Woods (Heart of Now, S-VHS). Forsman is well known in the crowdfunding world for his many projects, but this is his latest, an impressively well-made microbudget crime thriller called Down and Dangerous that looks like it belongs at major film festivals. Give it a shot, you'll see it actually looks great.
Watch the first official trailer for Zak Forsman's Down and Dangerous, found via The Film Stage:
Always one step ahead of the Feds, Paul Boxer (Woods) is the most inventive and principled smuggler in the trade, and has never needed to carry a gun. When violent mid-level traffickers coerce him into designing a foolproof plan to bring several kilos of cocaine across the México border, he maneuvers to rid himself of their hold over him once and for all. But when a sharp-witted woman from his past enlists his help to escape this rival outfit, Paul must confront the man that is hunting him down, and choose between his livelihood as a smuggler and his integrity as a man. The film was successfully funded for about $40,000 on Kickstarter last year. It will be premiering at the upcoming Phoenix Film Festival. For more info, visit their Facebook.
Reader Feedback - 9 Comments
Looks amazing for a 40k film.
hi hello on Feb 12, 2013
Well cut together, not sure it'll be a great film, but I suppose you couldn't get a sandwich on most movies for $40 grand.
Carpola on Feb 12, 2013
Hollywood action and drama without the bloat and overspending. Might be good for a look if it comes my way.
Thexn on Feb 12, 2013
drive meet collateral! I like it! well done on 40k looks amazing!!!
zac on Feb 12, 2013
I'm impressed. But they should've figured out a different hashtag other than #DADmovie...
the_situasian on Feb 12, 2013
hey situasian, director of the movie here. wanted to fill you in on why we're going with the hashtag #DADmovie. It's not as strange as it may seem, but you learn that my dad was a cocaine smuggler and it was his adventures that served as the creative spark behind this movie. It's no coincidence then that the acronym for Down And Dangerous is D.A.D.
Zak Forsman on Feb 12, 2013
cocaine smuggler? pics or it didnt happen
jont on Feb 13, 2013
no pictures, but plenty of text. 🙂 http://www.amazon.com/Snowblind-Brief-Career-Cocaine-Trade/dp/0802144942/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1360926170&sr=8-4&keywords=snowblind
Zak Forsman on Feb 15, 2013
John. T. Woods is the new John Fantasia.
Steve on Feb 27, 2013
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