Aimy in a Cage is a 2015 American fantasy film written, directed, and produced by Hooroo Jackson. The film was released on January 8, 2016, and stars Allisyn Ashley Arm as Aimy. Crispin Glover, Terry Moore, and Paz de la Huerta co-star.
Aimy is a young teenager living in a world where a plague is slowly spreading throughout the world. Any teenagers that rebel against the system are given Wolworth Surgery, which changes them into controllable model citizens. The film takes place entirely within the family’s apartment, while they attempt to civilize Aimy in an escalating cat and mouse battle, and the world ends around them.
The film is adapted from a graphic novel by Jackson. To finance it, Jackson sold off most of his possessions in 2012 and invested in Bitcoin, making it the first Bitcoin financed feature film in history, at the total budget of $500,000. Shooting took place in Boston, Massachusetts.