DHL Founder and billionaire Larry Hillblom vanished into thin air during a routine flight over the Pacific. Even before Larry was declared dead, bar girls throughout Southeast Asia came forward claiming to have had his children and seeking a piece of his vast fortune.
Shadow Billionaire unravels the secretive life of this enigmatic and reclusive tycoon. The epic battle over his estate pits impoverished, teenage prostitutes against Larry's former business associates. It becomes a David and Goliath story, as a surprising hero emerges to untangle the web and discover the startling truth.
“There's a certain unseemly pleasure in watching the hidden, shabby lives of media titans and captains of industry being peeled back, layer by scruffy layer, by brilliant documentarians...We quickly discover why in Alexis Manya Spraic's intelligent and splendidly paced investigation.”—Madison Avenue Journal
Official Selection—HOTDOCS Film Festival
Official Selection—TRIBECA Film Festival