With the curtain lifted on Big Brother during the PRISM scandal, symbols of The Illuminati just about everywhere you look, and 9/11 theories raging on more than a decade after the attacks, conspiracy theories have never been more prominent in the public consciousness as truth-seekers hunt for proof of the New World Order.
New film The Conspiracy shines a spotlight on The Tarsus Club, a shadowy organisation, ostensibly in existence for the networking benefit of world leaders and prominent figures in global politics and business. Explore the terrifying realities of this previously undocumented secret society as the filmmakers infiltrate their closely-guarded gatherings.
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When two young filmmakers select a crazed conspiracy theorist as the subject of their new work the task seems simple enough: Befriend him, gain his trust, and let the madness speak for itself. But things prove more complicated than that. Despite his street preaching their subject proves to be an articulate and intelligent man. One prone to seeing patterns others do not, yes, but hardly the expected lunatic. Listen long enough and his arguments even start to make an unnerving sort of sense. It’s enough to make them wonder if maybe, somehow, there’s some basis to what he’s saying…
And then he simply disappears. No word. No trace. Just gone.
While one of the filmmaking pair is prepared to walk away the other becomes obsessed. This shouldn’t be possible. People do not just disappear…. unless someone wants them to. What if he was correct? What if he was on the verge of exposing some greater scheme? And what if he was taken? So begins an obsessive effort to reconstruct his work, an effort that points the duo to a high-powered retreat and networking organization for the political and business elite.
Inspired by real conspiracy theories and secret organisations, THE CONSPIRACY is more than just entertainment. It is a sharp, topical commentary of a world in which the most important question is not “What happened?” but “Who is telling us?”
Catch The Conspiracy at Film4 FrightFest 2013, in UK cinemas from 11th October 2013 and on DVD, Blu-Ray and On-Demand 14th October