Target Number One

In 1989, a Canadian journalist investigates the circumstances surrounding the suspicious arrest of a heroin addict imprisoned in a Thai jail.

4/4 Stars! “masters creative timeline storytelling…Based on a true story, it’s a riveting and complicated story of betrayal and injustice…is a brilliantly multilayered story…It’s a compelling, complex and captivating mystery thriller that makes use of all of the two-plus hour runtime that will be at the top of my 2020 film list.” (Daily Journal)

“a great thriller…powerful and well-acted story…Antoine Olivier Pilon turns in a brilliant performance…character actor Stephen McHattie owns every scene he’s in…a solid adaptation of a mind-boggling, true-life story.” (Chicago Sun-Times)

“great storytelling…It grabs your attention and makes the viewer more invested in how the rest of the story will play out…It has an exciting and compelling story, based on a true one…is a finely crafted dramatic film.” (The Macguffin)

Ex heroin junkie, Daniel Léger, gets involved in a drug deal with the wrong people for the wrong reasons. When the deal goes sour, Daniel gets thrown into a Thai prison and slapped with a 100-year sentence. While he tries to survive his Bangkok incarceration, the news of his conviction captures the attention of Globe and Mail journalist Victor Malarek, who decides to go after the shady undercover cops responsible for wrongly accusing Daniel.
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