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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.
Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is desperate for work and with his camera, films petty crime. When a news anchor agrees to use his footage to up her ratings, Louis will stop at nothing to achieve the perfect "money" shot.
Jake Gyllenhaal lost 20 lbs in order to prepare for his role and memorized the entire movie from start to finish.