Joe Loya, former bank robber and author of The Man Who Outgrew His Prison Cell, recalls the first time he robbed a bank, in this noirish animated short from acclaimed directors Sam Chou and Alix Lambert.
CRIME: Joe Loya - The Beirut Bandit
Alix Lambert, Sam Chou
Playing as part of Short Cuts Canada Programme 5
Joe Loya, a former bank robber, recalls his first heist,
in this noir-inspired animated documentary by Alix
Lambert and Sam Chou. Based on an excerpt from
Lambert's book Crime and featuring Chou's chiaroscuro
drawings, Joe Loya is fast, fun and illuminating.
Breaking the law has rarely looked so stylish.