Desperate to land a role, an aspiring actor takes extreme measures, risking a close relationship and inciting dramatic repercussions.
“Thug” is a multi-award winning realist fiction film developed by Daniel Boos in collaboration with Simon Mutuyimana, Emmanuel John, and Joshua Schlaganweit. The film portrays the cast’s real life struggle to participate in the film industry stereotypes that affect their experience both on and off screen.
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