John Dillinger has become a legendary figure, shrouded in myth over the years. Even now, there are many who believe that the man gunned down outside the Biograph Theatre on July 22, 1934 was not Dillinger. Charismatic, elusive and relentlessly pursued by Agent Purvis, this is a essentially a biopic of the basic facts of Dillinger’s short but explosive life and controversial death.