The Preppie Connection is a 2015 American-French crime drama film written and directed by Joseph Castelo and based on the infamous 1984 incident where Choate Rosemary Hall student Derek Oatis, along with a handful of friends, ran a cocaine smuggling operation on the school’s campus. The film stars Thomas Mann, Lucy Fry, Sam Page, Bill Sage, Jessica Rothe. The film had world premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 10, 2015. The film was released on March 18, 2016, in a limited release, and through video on demand by IFC Films.
In 1984, a private school student uses connections to create a drug trafficking network at his school which leads him and his friends into the dangerous world of drug cartels.