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A Broken Oath

A weary, small-town sheriff copes with loss, addiction, and mounting debt. But, a pending retirement is cut short after his child's killer strikes again.

Veteran Film Productions presents a dark comedy prequel to our award-winning, micro-horror short: Grease Ghoul. This is a Lights Film School student film (second assignment).

"Quite a creepy story! With a humorous twist at the end....so darkly comical!"
- Lights Film School

* Genre: A single location, no-budget dark comedy.
* Run-time: 3 minutes, 53 seconds (film only)
4 minutes, 50 seconds (with animatic and diagram)
* Budget: $118

  • Nate Carroll
    Sticks & Stones: David vs Goliath, Grease Ghoul, Klept F.O., Mole Hunt
  • Nate Carroll
    Key Cast
    "Sherriff, Villian"
    Mole Hunt
  • Lori Carroll
    Key Cast
    "CSI Agent"
  • JR Carroll
    Key Cast
    Grease Ghoul
  • Stan Tristan
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Dark Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 18, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    118 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Nate Carroll

Veteran Film Productions began as an idea in northern Afghanistan by two friends who wanted to tell fun stories. We have been fortunate to have our micro-short films screened across the world: London, Bangkok, Saint Louis, Rochester, Cleveland, Hoboken, DeKalb, and in online festivals.

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Director Statement

Veteran Film Productions prides itself on making amusing, independent films at exceptionally low budgets.