Catch or Kill

A pair of detectives pursue a dangerous fugitive to his suspected hideaway in rural Spain, grappling with uncertainty about how to apprehend the elusive criminal, and wether they will have the support of local police.

  • Jack Laurenson
    The Mavka, Metamorphosis
  • Jack Laurenson
  • Helen Grady
  • Jack Laurenson
  • Leonie Frazier
    Key Cast
    "Detective Foster "
  • Ellen Publicover
    Key Cast
    "Detective Parker "
  • Luke Addison
    Key Cast
    "Richard Turner "
  • Jack Laurenson
    Director of Photography
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  • Genres:
    Thriller, Crime
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Jack Laurenson

Jack Laurenson is a filmmaker and writer with a profound passion for storytelling. With a background in documentary photography and journalism, he has spent years honing his skills in reporting news and capturing the essence of real-life events. From 2017 to 2022, he lived in Ukraine and spent that half a decade immersing himself in the country's politics, news and culture, as well as its mythology, folklore and history.

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Director Statement

Thank you for taking the time to view our short film, which was shot in half a day on location in rural Spain with minimal crew, no budget, and a fairly inexperienced cast. We sincerely appreciate your viewing time and your support!