07.10.2019

Local Director takes "A Clear Shot", Inspired by a Sacramento Hostage Event

Local Director takes "A Clear Shot", Inspired by a Sacramento Hostage Event

Film director Nick Leisure grew up in South Sacramento, and Saturday night he'll premiere a film inspired by a 1991 hostage event that remains the largest hostage rescue attempt in US history. The director is local and so is the story. Its based on the hostage stand off at the "Good Guys" electronic store near the Florin Mall.  What started as a suspected robbery turned into a 10 hour stand off between Sheriffs deputies and four Vietnamese gunmen holding 41 hostages.  Leisure says he studied the case but insists his film is not a documentary or a piece of journalism.

The movie is called "A Clear Shot" and stars Mario Van Peebles

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