Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
Star Fleet commander-turned-kitsch icon William Shatner stars in this satirical comedy that takes aim at the Dogme 95 filmmaking movement. Shatner plays Harvey Wilkes, an escaped mental patient who also happens to be an aspiring screenwriter. Armed with a pistol, Harvey hijacks a film crew and orders them to make his movie. Former L.A. Law regular Harry Hamlin co-stars as the film's producer. Shoot or Be Shot marks the feature debut of director Randy Argue.
mental-patient (escaped), film-crew, hostage, filmmaker, screenwriter