Shot with a total budget of five hundred and forty one dollars. "The Death of Michael Smith" is set against the backdrop of a harsh Detroit winter as it follows the intertwining lives and fates of three men with the most common English-language name, Michael Smith.
The story breaks into three parts; following the victim, the killer, and the homicide detective who's forced to try and sort it all out. All linked to a mysterious murder - the lives of these three men begin to entwine and collide, offering an unwavering perspective into violence, loss, and ultimately, redemption.
"The Death of Michael Smith" is a work of surprising caliber- a film made with nothing more than the barest of essentials and an abundance of passion.