Thief -- THIEF tells the haunting story of Mehdi, an Iraqi boy who unwittingly befriends the young Saddam Hussein in 1959. Forty years later, in 2003, the two men come face to face a second time.
The Thief is a tale of the horrors and the havoc reeked by the toilet roll thief. The Thief was So Loose's first film and the first collaboration between Ben Moulden & Paul Williams. The money was raised privately and with the help of The Prince's Business Trust.
Produced by Norman Morrill, the show revolves around a heist crew lead by Nick Atwater, who are planning on doing their biggest heist yet - stealing $30 million from the U.S. government.
Trailer for the short film Thief.
Iraq, December 2003. Struggling to survive in the dark days after the American invasion, Mehdi, a humble goatherd, lives a solitary life in the hills outside Tikrit. One morning, a grizzled stranger arrives at Mehdi's isolated hut, armed with an AK-47 and looking for food. As the man sits down to eat, Mehdi realizes the two have met before, forty years earlier, when Iraq was a very different place...
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