Inspired by larger-than-life actual events, this riveting crime thriller follows the rise and fall of Silk Road, the infamous darknet site that sent a seismic shock through the World Wide Web. Young, idealistic, and driven to succeed, Ross Ulbricht (NICK ROBINSON) creates the internets first unregulated marketplace: Silk Road. But when it becomes a multi million-dollar pipeline for illicit drugs, Ross is set on a collision course with Rick Bowden (JASON CLARKE), a disreputable and dangerously unpredictable DEA agent, who will use any means necessary to take him down.
- " A somewhat more cerebral thriller. " – Brian Viner
- " A passable cybercrime thriller…kind of manages to be interesting, though the invented stuff feels VERY invented… " – Mark Kermode
- " Robinson gives a suitably nervy and understated performance as the anti-hero you wish you could root for. " – Linda Marric