Set against the backdrop of an international finance deal in New York and Peru, Oliver's Deal is an intense political drama which explores how far people will go to get what they want.
The Debt is an award winning 2015 drama-thriller film written and directed by Barney Elliott. It stars Stephen Dorff, Elsa Olivero, Amiel Cayo, and Marco Antonio Ramirez. Dorff plays an American hedge fund manager whose attempts to purchase the debts of Peruvian landowners impacts the lives of several people, including a nurse (Olivero), a stubborn farmer who refuses to sell his land (Cayo), and the farmer's son (Ramirez).
'Toggling between the breathtaking Peruvian highlands and the busy clamor of Lima, "The Debt" places three very different lives on a collision course freighted with moral and financial complexity.' New York Times
Gasparilla International Film Festival 2016 Winner of the Grand Jury for best International Feature
Málaga Spanish Film Festival 2015 Winner of the Silver Biznaga for Best Screenplay and winner of the Best Supporting Actress
New Hampshire Film Festival 2015 Winner of the Audience Choice Award
Woodstock Film Festival 2015 Winner of the James Lyons Award for Best Editing of a Feature Narrative and Winner of the Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature
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Golden and Platin Film, Netherlands 2007 Winner of the Diamond Film
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