DRONE

By Edwin MCGILL

GUILTY - as PROD

Action/Adventure - Development 2016

A brilliant video gamer, graduate of MIT and an expert on drones, he spends most of his life in a ‘virtual’ world. When he is ordered to Afghanistan to locate a missing drone downed by the Iranians in a cyber attack, he finds himself adrift in the real world.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Thriller
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Edwin MCGILL
    • Writer(s)
    • Christopher MCGILL
    • Producer(s)
    • Jason BYRNE, Tait BRADY, Orian WILLIAMS
    • Synopsis
    • Dalton is an ‘armchair warrior’, a drone pilot with the U.S. Army. From 7,000 miles away in an air-conditioned room on the ground in Nevada, he ies an unmanned hunter-killer Reaper and pulls the trigger on enemy targets in Afghanistan 50,000 feet below. POINT, CLICK, KILL. FORGET. A brilliant video gamer, graduate of MIT and an expert on drones, he spends most of his life in a ‘virtual’ world. When he is ordered to Afghanistan to locate a missing drone downed by the Iranians in a cyber attack, he nds himself adrift in the real world. Face to face with the reality of war at the other end of his computer screens, he confronts his own guilt. Dalton is profoundly changed as he discovers love and his own humanity.
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