Private Project

The Saint

Where does the border lie?

That line in life’s shadowlands between heroism and a plunge into the abyss?

On an ordinary night, in a regular park, Mark Theo Carter will find himself confronting it. Watch. Judge. Beware.

  • Jay Jay Jegathesan
    Soul Catcher, Catch & Release
  • Radheya Jegatheva
  • Pete Malicki
  • Radheya Jegatheva
    The Quiet, iRony, Painting By Numbers, Journey
  • Jay Jay Jegathesan
    Key Cast
    "Mark Theo Carter"
    Soul Catcher, Catch & Release
  • Ian Hale
    Executive Producer
  • Radheya Jegatheva
    Director of Photography
  • Radheya Jegatheva
  • Radheya Jegatheva
    Sound Design
  • Mirae Jang
  • Mirae Jang
    Set Design
  • Paul Deej
    Background Art
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Crime, noir
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 3, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Australia, Malaysia
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Jay Jay Jegathesan, Radheya Jegatheva

Jay Jay is an Oscar qualified film producer, narrator, director and actor working in both the animated film narrative live-action film spaces. Jay Jay Jegathesan is ranked in the top 5 in the world for both the Main Professional & Endurance categories of the World Monologue Games. He is an 15 time Best Actor winner on the international film circuit for his short films, ‘Soul Catcher’, 'The Saint' and ‘Catch & Release’.

He is a stage and voice actor with more than 25 years experience primarily having done stage, one off performances and voice acting for short films in Australia, Malaysia and Japan. He is also Producer and Narrator for the short animated films ‘iRony’ & ‘The Quiet’ which have been selected to play in more than 850 film festivals around the world across 60 countries, won 360+ awards, was Oscar longlisted (The Quiet), received an AACTA nomination (iRony) and selected to 21 Academy Award qualifying festivals.

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Director Statement

Much thanks to Pete Malicki and the World Monologue Games out of which the character Mark Theo Carter and The Saint emerged. . Thanks also to co-director Radheya Jegatheva for his expert camerawork, editing skills and musical acumen. Tip of the cap to Simon Higgins for the advice and a bit thank you to Mirae Jang for everything you do.

This is a ONE SHOT, ONE TAKE film.

This film produced jointly in Australia & Malaysia

Camera - iPhone 13

Editing Tools
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects

Alternate Synopsis:
There is a line that one might stumble onto in life that divides between being hero and a step too far into the abyss. Mark Theo Carter found himself staring at that line at a park one day.