"Chillingly plausible and responsibly handled... Precision-honed performances and a nonsensationalistic approach distinguish this impressive first feature from French helmer Alexandre Moors "
½ "A cinematic punch to the gut... one of the most potent and provocative true-crime movies ever made" -Rolling Stone
½ -Slant Magazine
"A disturbing, masterfully controlled thriller... director Moors conducts a riveting exploration of a very dark, ugly place in the American psyche" -Hollywood Reporter
"Coolly controlled and extremely well-acted" -Chicago Tribune
Recommended! "It's creepy stuff, steeped in atmosphere rather than drawing upon melodrama or dwelling within stock psychology" -NewCity Chicago
Blue Caprice is inspired by the Beltway sniper attacks during which two men,
John Muhammed and Lee Malvo, conducted a siege of terror on the Washington,
D.C., area. Their method: a series of random shootings in public places.
Their weapon: a sniper rifle, fired from the trunk of a blue Chevrolet
Caprice. The film investigates the genesis of those horrific events 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, Blue
Caprice documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical
Directed by Alexandre Moors, U.S.A., 2012, 94 mins.