Lunatic Enterprise

TITLE: SNEAKERS

DIRECTOR: PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON

WRITERS: PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON, LAWRENCE LASKER AND WALTER F. PARKES

THE BOTTOM LINE: American dreamers find a funny new field to invade.

ALL RIGHT, THERE'S THIS LITTLE black box full of mysterious and potent electronics that all kinds of people, good, bad and ambiguous, want to possess. The prize is merely the key to the universe -- or anyway that portion of it that is computer-driven. The box can decipher any security code and permit anyone, hacker or master criminal, a free, personally enriching, socially destructive play in this great new field of dreams.

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