SYNOPSIS

COINRUNNERS

Written by Lisa N. Edwards

Feature Film – Dramatic Thriller – The Big Short / Molly’s Game / The Wolf of Wall Street / Seven

LOGLINE: (BASED ON A TRUE STORY) Tangled in a toxic relationship driven by drugs, a female cryptocurrency trader must find the strength to save the only thing she has. Her reputation.

The world of cryptocurrency is an emotional roller coaster of epic financial deals and global jet setting (ala The Wolf of Wall Street). The (Crypto) “Wall Street Cheat Sheet – Psychology of a Market Cycle” is integrated (ala Seven) to show how relationships and emotions work in similar patterns as we unravel this true story step by step.

LISA, an Australian entrepreneur in the complex world of cryptocurrency. A KOL (Key Opinion Leader), highly skilled and talented analyst at the top of her game! Respected by her followers, who hang on her every word! She’s bright, bubbly and the ultimate HOPEAHOLIC! Recently divorced, and self-sufficient with her own successful trading business, she has everything but the most important thing to her – love.

NIKOLAS, a fellow cryptocurrency trader. Insanely smart, speaks many languages, arrogant and a former poker player, who knows how to play the game… the manipulative games of love and control.

Intoxicated by Nikolas’ charm and good looks; Lisa decides to merge businesses. A deal that should secure her future but instead drags her into Nikolas’s hidden life of drug abuse and deceit. Finding herself tangled in the toxic mess, Lisa struggles for clarity to make the right choices but turns a blind eye to every red flag, choosing instead to try and save Nikolas. From himself.

The stakes are raised further when a cell phone with a 2FA code, (two factor authentication – an added security code often used for transacting cryptocurrency) is impulsively sold by Nikolas for drugs, jeopardising a multi-million-dollar Bitcoin deal that Lisa has single-handedly brokered. Nikolas flees the country leaving Lisa’s reputation and the business hanging in the balance.

A simple transaction turns into a global hunt.

Throughout the script, Lisa breaks the 4th wall at various moments to explain technical terminology (ala The Big Short) or to explain emotions or unsaid feelings (ala Molly’s Game).