Tepito for Gangster
Synopsis of the project “Tepito for gangster“
The story is takes place after the infamous event which happened on February 14, 1929. That was the murder of 7 people in the garage on North Clark Street in Chicago.
The authorities start taking measures to capture the murderers and others involved. The case gets the official name “The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre”.
Professional killer Fred Burk hiding from the police and leaves the US for Mexico where he starts his new life.
The well known gangster Jack McGurn who was the personal bodyguard of Al Capone and the main shooter in his gang becomes the prominent suspect accused in the case.
Regardless the fact is that McGurn had an airtight alibi after he was arrested, and subsequently he was released on bail. Nevertheless, he remains under the FBI surveillance.
The public is terrified and demands action concerning the case. The head of FBI, J. Edgar Hoover thinks he knows - who is the real culprit of these horrendous murders, vowing to destroy the criminal clan of Al Capone by any legal way possible!
In the beginning of 1931, Al Capone was indicted with official charges of tax evasion, and his problems continue mounting.
McGurn decides to escape from Chicago. He also moves to Mexico with his wife Luisa Rolf also known as “the blonde alibi,” where he hopes to find his friend Fred Berk. The gangsters meet in the saloon in the Tepito district.
McGurn informs Fred about the situation with Al Capone and his personal problems with the FBI. To resolve the situation, they decide to get the gang back together in order to help their boss Al Capone avoid the final sentence. They simply decide to kill all the people involved in the case proceedings. But they want to make it look like someone else. Throwing caution to the wind, they put together a plan.
Since the implementation of the plan requires a substantial amount of money they decide to commit a major robbery in Tepito.
They go forward with their plan and create a new gang in Mexico. The head of FBI J. Edgar Hoover, agents of the IRS and special “untouchable” agent Eliot Ness are all threatened with murder.
And all mayhem breaks loose… Chicagoland style! Dozens of people become the victims of murder by the middle of 1931. The FBI and Police are not able to catch the culprits. Forcing the proceeding of the Al Capone case to be postponed…
Project Type:Feature, Short
Runtime:2 minutes 49 seconds
Completion Date:January 15, 2020
Production Budget:10,000 USD
Country of Origin:Russian Federation