Drones Don't Fly When the Sky is Grey (2016)

After discovering the tracks of what looks like an illegal hacking attempt upon his company's network, Mike Donahue will pursue the trespassers' digital trail while staying one step ahead of the NSA. A fictional story about government surveillance loosely, but factually, based on recent real events.


Bea Cabrera


Bea Cabrera
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Credited cast:
Robert Francis ... Mike Donahue
Ancilla Tilia ... Mia
Pierre Pronchery Pierre Pronchery ... Marcel
Phyllis Politowicz Phyllis Politowicz ... Mrs. Sievers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jorge Alvarez Jorge Alvarez ... Rob Joyce
Daniela Gerdes Daniela Gerdes ... Rachel
Aaron Hartung-Truesdell Aaron Hartung-Truesdell ... Alva Hacking Group Hacker #1
Mikko Hyppönen Mikko Hyppönen ... Self
Danny Kay ... General Keith B. Alexander
Elena Kornilova ... Josslyn
Valeriya Kovaleva Valeriya Kovaleva ... Business woman Valeriya
Gemma Marin ... Special Agent DeMarco
Andrew Messersmith Andrew Messersmith ... Business man Andrew
Joseph Nelson ... John C. Inglis
James Nichols II ... FBI agent


Mike, a well known young hacker, has just been hired as a security analyst at Firefense. While pitching his work on hardened rootkits to the board he will come across what looks like an illegal attempt of escalation of privileges upon his company's network. With the help of Mia, Marcel, other hackers and even his neighbor Mrs. Sievers, he will track down the packets. This pursue will finally take him on his last step to a bakeshop nearby that is being used as a proxy by the NSA. A fictional story portraying the real deal of how government surveillance tracks all our movements, foreign and domestic. With the collaboration of Mikko Hyppönnen, a respected Finish hacker, to explain further.

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You may have nothing to hide, but you have everything to protect.

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Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »


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$8,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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