John Parker and the Madman

In the depths of winter Jack, the crazy bounty hunter, is on the heels of the notorious stagecoach robber John Parker - better known as Johnny Boy Parker.

The bounty hunter is being overcome. A long cat and mouse play begins. Johnny Boy Parker is clueless.

In the end it comes to a surprising turn.

  • Alexander Baldreich
    Director
  • Alexander Baldreich
    Writer
  • Alexander Baldreich
    Producer
  • Gabriel Holzer
    Key Cast
    "John Parker"
  • David Ketter
    Key Cast
    "Jack The Madman"
  • Johannes Weikl
    Key Cast
    "Pete Parker"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    John Parker und der Verrückte
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Other
  • Genres:
    Drama, Western, Sci-Fi
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 16, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    4,500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Austria
  • Country of Filming:
    Austria
  • Language:
    Czech, English, German
  • Shooting Format:
    4K UHD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - FH St. Pölten
  • 5th Doc Sunback Film Festival
    Mulvane
    United States
    Official Selection
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    Iver
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • Leloun International Film Festival
    Afrin
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Official Selection
  • Austrian Filmfestival
    Vienna
    Austria
    Official Selection
  • K3 Film Festival
    Villach
    Austria
    Official Selection
  • Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival
    Brooklyn
    United States
    Official Selection
  • 4th THE BUDDHA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
    Maharashtra
    India
    Official Selection
  • Cortomontagna - Premio Leggimontagna
    Tolmezzo
    Italy
    December 5, 2020
    Official Selection
  • 13th Jaipur International Film Festival
    Delhi
    India
    Official Selection
  • Festival Del Cinema Di Cefalu´
    Cefalù
    Italy
    May 1, 2021
    Semi-Finalist
  • Vienna International Film Awards
    Vienna
    Austria
    March 14, 2021
    Finalist
  • Prague International Indie Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    September 18, 2021
    Official Selection for Best Producer and Best Production Design
  • Prague International Film Awards
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Award - Best Drama
  • Red Dirt Film Festival
    Stillwater
    United States
    March 14, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Pioneertown Film Festival
    Pioneertown
    United States
    August 27, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Noble International Film Festival And Awards
    Karnataka
    India
    Official Selection
  • Chambal International Film Festival
    Mumbai
    India
    Semi-Finalist
  • FLICKFAIR Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Festival RENUAC
    Santiago
    Chile
    Official Selection
  • Prague International Monthly Film festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Award Winner
  • The 2022 Forwardian Film Festival
    Stroudsburg
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Intuition Earth Film Festival
    Stall
    Austria
    Award - Best Director
Director Biography - Alexander Baldreich

Alexander Baldreich has been actively interested in the movie world since 2004.

At the beginning he produced his first amateur short movies. After more than two years, in 2009, his first amateur feature film „Deadly Friendships“ was completed, which was funded by the program “Cash for Culture”.

In 2012 he graduated in directing and production at the Film School Zlín in Czech Republic.

In 2013 he started a Production internship at Constantin Entertainment in Munich. He also worked as a lighting technician for “Znamení koně” - also a TV series – in Czech Republic.

In July 2018 he completed his master's degree in Film, TV and Media Creation and Distribution at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences.

In the years that followed, Alexander Baldreich produced several short movies, most of them also received the support from the states of Lower Austria, Carinthia and Upper Austria.

During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, he worked on his first independent western movie with sci-fi elements “Stolen Time". This is scheduled to premiere in 2024 and was also supported by the state of Lower Austria.

Filmography (selection)
“Stolen Time” 2024
“Art of Eternity” 2024
“Stay Inside” 2022
“Black” 2021
“A sentimental journey” 2020
“Wildfremd” 2020
“John Parker and the Madman” 2020
“No Smoking” 2017
“Each his own day of death” 2017
“Spiknutí - Conspiracy” 2016

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