- DVD DRAMA (CEN, OSH)
In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Jason Clarke, Nick Robinson, Katie Aselton, Jimmi Simpson, Daniel David Stewart, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Lexi Rabe, Will Ropp, Paul Walter Hauser, Alexandra Shipp.
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2021.
1 videodisc (approximately 117 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: R; pervasive language, and drug content.
Inspired by larger-than-life actual events, this crime thriller follows the rise and fall of Silk Road, the infamous darknet site that sent a seismic shock through the World Wide Web. Young, idealistic, and driven to succeed, Ross Ulbricht creates the internet's first unregulated marketplace: Silk Road. But when it becomes a multimillion-dollar pipeline for illicit drugs, Ross is set on a collision course with Rick Bowden, a disreputable and dangerously unpredictable DEA agent, who will use any means necessary to take him down.
Based on the article "Dead end on Silk Road: internet crime kingpin Ross Ulbricht's big fall" by David Kushner, published in Rolling Stone.
DVD release of the 2021 motion picture.
Special features: "Source code: the path to Silk Road" filmmaker's discussion ; audio commentary by writer-director Tiller Russell and editor Greg O'Bryant.