When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

2015 AFI Awards

(Won, Movie of the Year)

2015 Academy Awards

(Nominated, Best Writing/Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy), New York Film Critics (Won, Best Debut as Director: Dan Gilroy)

2015 Golden Globes

(Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Jake Gyllenhaal)

2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Nominated, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Jake Gyllenhaal), Writers Guild of America (Nominated, Best Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy)

2015 Film Indepedent Spirit Awards

(Nominated, Best Editing: John Gilroy, Won Best Screenplay: Dan Gilroy, Won Best First Feature: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy, Jennifer Fox, Michel Litvak, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster, Nominated, Best Supporting Male: Riz Ahmed, Best Male Lead: Jake Gyllenhaal)

BAFTA Awards (Nominated, Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy, Best Supporting Actress: Rene Russo, Best Leading Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Best Editing: John Gilroy)