Open Windows Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Screenwriter: Nacho Vigalondo
Cast: Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neil Maskell, Adam Quintero, Ivan Gonzalez, Jaime Olias, Rachel Arieff
World Premiere | SpectreVision
Not Rated | 100 Minutes
Release Date: March 10, 2014 (SXSW)
Nick Chambers (Elijah Wood) is a lucky guy. As the winner of an online contest, he gets to have dinner with actress Jill Goddard (Sasha Grey). Goddard is promoting her latest film, Dark Sky, at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, where Nick is scheduled to meet up with her afterward.
But then he gets a phone call from Chord, Jill’s manager. Chord (Neil Maskell) informs Nick that dinner is cancelled – that Goddard bailed on the contest – but there is a consolation prize, one that will allow Nick to interact with Jill in a way no fan ever has.
Chord gives Nick a set of hi-tech tools to spy on Jill from his laptop, giving him total access to her personal information and electronic devices, as well as security cameras. As Chord begins relaying instructions to Nick, it becomes apparent that Chord isn’t who he says he is, and that Nick is a puppet in a much bigger, more sinister plot.