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‘Sole Proprietor’ Exclusive Trailer: An Ex-C.I.A. Contractor Awaits a New Identity

"They told me you work in the C.I.A. Is that true?"

Sole Proprietor

“Sole Proprietor”

Insurgent Pictures


“Sole Proprietor” follows former C.I.A. contractor Crowley (Dan Eberle) who has arrived from the other side of the world to purchase a new identity because he wants to start over. Unfortunately, the plan hits a snag: His handler tells him that the new identity will be furnished upon the completion of a mission which has yet to reveal itself.

In the meantime, Crowley meets up with Sophie (Alexandra Hellquist), a prostitute from the internet, and the two have an instant connection. When Sophie asks Crowley for a favor to help out a friend of her in trouble, the two are dragged into a criminal conspiracy that threatens to destroy the very fabric of their lives. Described as a “sexy, mysterious neo-noir,” “Sole Proprietor” explores love and sacrifice in a cruel, disloyal world. Watch our exclusive trailer for the film above.

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“Sole Proprietor” is written and directed by Dan Eberle, who has made four previous feature films. His debut feature “JailCity” won the 21st Century Filmmaker Award for Best U.S. Feature at the 12th Avignon/New York Film Festival in 2006. His other films include “The Local,” “Prayer to a Vengeful God” and “Cut to Black.”

“Sole Proprietor” will be theatrically released on August 12 in Los Angeles and will be available digitally from Indie Rights on Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and Google Play the same day and date.

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