First-time writer-director Alexandre Moors examines the horrific Washington D.C. sniper attacks of 2002 in the upcoming Blue Caprice. The first trailer and poster have been released for this thriller, starring Isaiah Washington and Tequan Richmond as the father and son who killed 21 people during their terrifying rampage. Joey Lauren Adams, Tim Blake Nelson and Al Sapienza co-star in this movie inspired by actual events, in theaters September 13.
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 perpetrators, 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.