Sarik Andreasyan’s “American Heist” to vie for Toronto Fest prize

Sarik Andreasyan’s “American Heist” to vie for Toronto Fest prize

PanARMENIAN.Net - Sarik Andreasyan’s “American Heist” starring Adrien Brody and Hayden Christensen will vie for main prize of the Toronto Film Festival.

In the indie action thriller, a remake of Steve McQueen's “The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery”, two brothers with troubled pasts become embroiled in a high-stakes bank robbery.

Sarik Andreasyan is an Armenian producer and director, known for such Russian hits as Mamy (2012), Chto tvoryat muzhchiny! (2013) and Tot eshchyo Karloson! (2012). In 2010 Andreasyan founded Enjoy Movies production company.

The Toronto Film Festival runs Sept. 4-14.

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