Indie Film by Son of
Edward James Olmos
8/7/07 - LatinRapper.com news
The most controversial
independent film of the summer, Splinter, directed my Michael
D. Olmos premieres August 17 at selected theatres and is
presented by Dark Horse Indie and Image Entertainment.
Only a few theatres in Los Angeles approved playing the film
due to its graphic content. In reality, the film creates a
realistic storyline of gang life and police corruption in Los
Splinter follows two gang affiliated brothers, Dreamer
(Enrique Almeida) and Dusty (Noel Gugliemi) through murder,
revenge and betrayal in the mean streets of Los Angeles.
Dreamer seeks revenge for the mysterious murder of their older
brother Shaggy (Billy Garcia), but suffers from memory loss
after a bullet wound that injured his head during the same
street battle. Rookie cop Detective Graham (Resmine Atis) and
the corrupt veteran Detective Cunningham (Tom Sizemore) follow
the murder case to solve the mystery and try to prevent an all
out gang war with minimal support from Captain Garcia (Edward
James Olmos), only to discover whom among them is responsible
for the chaos in the streets.
Selected theatres include: MANN Theatres, 7876 Van Nuys Blvd.,
Van Nuys, CA, AMC Ontario Mills 30, 4549 Mills Circle,
Ontario, CA, AMC Covina, 1414 N. Azusa Ave., Covina, CA.
As the son of acclaimed actor Edward James Olmos, Michael is
becoming an accomplished filmmaker in his own right.He
graduated from Columbia University in New York and worked on
countless movies, many along side his father Edward and mentor
Robert M. Young. He is also co-founder of Chamber Six
Productions, LLC, an independent film production and comic
book publishing company founded in 2005.