In the ever-present battle of good vs. evil, a lone thief, Dex, seeks vengeance after he is left for dead in the woods by his partner. So he makes a deal with the Devil and goes on a mission to kill his partner and get his loot back. The Company of Thieves is a story about good and evil and the road between where it’s often hard to read the signs.
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Dark and suspenseful, rich and stunning The Company of Thieves is a modern western, artfully directed by filmmaker Shilpa Sunthankar and gorgeously shot in Oregon. It stars Hank Harris (Pumpkin) and Samrat Chakrabarti (The Waiting City, Midnight’s Children), as well as numerous Portland, OR talent. It also features music by Michael Gira’s (SWANS) The Body Lovers and World of Skin. The film completed a successful project on Kickstarter in 2010, went on to an award-winning U.S. and Canadian festival tour, was broadcast on ShortsTV, and launched on IndieFlix. TRT 17 mins.
WRITER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR: Shilpa Sunthankar
Dex: Hank Harris
Sanjeev: Samrat Chakrabarti
The Thug: Andrew Harris
The Englishman: Richard Topping
Also Featuring: Anabel Pinto, Todd Robinson, Ritah Parrish, Geno Romo, Jerry L. Buxbaum, Tim Tanner, Timothy Jaeger, Trish Egan, Diego Velazquez, Catherine Grimme, Harold Phillips and Chloe Leis
Dir. of Photography: Shawn Sundby
Editor: Jedediah Burger
Sound Design: Chris Barber
Visual Effects: Adam Sager
Featuring music from projects of Michael Gira (SWANS front man): The Body Lovers & World of Skin
With Original Score by: Thomas Barber