Pitch Black Heist

Pitch Black Heist 

Two thieves are tasked with breaking into a safe and stealing its contents but a light-activated alarm forces them to perform their robbery in the dark... An award-winning short film starring Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham.

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A charming and witty deconstruction of the high-budget Hollywood heist... Fassbender is as brooding and intense as he’s ever been 

Den of Geek

Suspense, thrills, intrigue? Yes. High stakes drama? You bet. World-class actor? Oh, for sure. A lean, gleaming short film... 

EW.com

Pitch Black Heist is a sharp little film and a fine display of talent 

EyeForFilm.com

Stylish and impressively made, visually powerful 

Yellow Bread

A charming and witty deconstruction of the high-budget Hollywood heist... Fassbender is as brooding and intense as he’s ever been 

Den of Geek

Pitch Black Heist is a nourishing short, with all the minerals to vitalise a genre that often tries too hard 

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Winner: Best Short Film

BAFTA

2012

Nominated: Best Short Film

Tribeca Film Festival

2012

Nominated: Narrative Short

SXSW Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Glasgow Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Newport Beach Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

Portland International Film Festival

2013

Nominated: Best Short Film

Chicago International Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Athens International Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Tucson Film and Music Festival

2012

Official Selection

Manchester Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Encounters Film Festival

2011

Type Short film
Length 13 Minutes
Rating NR
Genres Drama, Short film, Crime
Cast Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Alex Macqueen
Writer & Director John Maclean
Executive Producer Liam Cunningham, Rebecca Mark-Lawson, Conor McCaughan, Michael Fassbender, Jo McClellan
Cinematographer Robbie Ryan
Language English
Country of origin Ireland

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