Synopsis (from Madman Films):
hen two drifters (#ZacEfron and #AnthonyHayes) travelling across a deserted wasteland stumble across the biggest gold nugget ever found, the dream of immense wealth and greed takes hold. The discovery soon becomes problematic when they realize a large part of the nugget is buried underground. They hatch a plan to protect and excavate the gold, with one man leaving to secure the necessary equipment. The other man remains and must endure the harsh desert elements while battling suspicion he has been abandoned to his own fate Two-way radios keep them in contact, and with hours and eventually days of dead airtime in between each communication the stranded man begins to run out of supplies. Water is scarce, food even more so. His plans to protect the gold are interrupted by two strangers who may change the course of the men’s plans. Set in an unforgiving landscape, GOLD is a film about what motivates greed and the lengths people will go to in order to secure themselves.
Gold will be distributed in North America by Screen Media, but does not yet have a release date. The film hits Australian theaters on January 13th, 2022.
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