Language (Subtitles): Vietnamese (English)
Running Time: 1h 55min
Director: Ham Tran
Genre: Action, Comedy
Premiere Status: Southwest Premiere
BITCOIN HEIST is an action comedy set in the crypto-currency world that is shaking up world markets and paving a new industry in the corners of the dark web. Inspired by classic heist movies as SNEAKERS, OCEAN’S ELEVEN and most recently, NOW YOU SEE ME, BITCOIN HEIST opened in Vietnam during the Tet holidays (Lunar New Year) to solid box office results and some of the best reviews for a Vietnamese film this year. In order to catch Interpol’s most wanted hacker who calls himself “The Ghost”, special agent DaDa assembles a team of thieves to plan the ultimate heist. There is Jack Magique, a street magician and master pickpocket; Luhan and Linh, a father and daughter grifter duo; Vi, a League of Legends champion, manga fan and expert hacker; and Phuc, a skinny accountant, who works for The Ghost. He has decided to work with the police in exchange for protection against his notorious employer, who we find out is a Korean-German tech industrialist playboy (with ties to the mafia) named Thomas Nam. However, there is more than meets the eye in the world of the Ghost; as any good criminal knows, “there is no honor among thieves.