Official selection, in competition at Salón Internacional de la Luz (Volumen V) 2014 at Bogota, Colombia.
Official selection, in competition at KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival 2014 at Munich, Germany.
Official selection, in competition at 26ena Festival de Cinema de Girona 2014 at Girona, Spain.
Official selection, in competition at Złote Mrówkojady 2014 at Lublin, Poland.
Yan is an undercover cop posing as a small-time pusher in the local narcotics ring. Despite regular phone calls from his mysterious handler reassuring him that someone will eventually take his place, Yan grows increasingly paranoid that it is only a matter of time before he is found out.
Inspired by campy hardboiled crime noir films of the 80's, we chose to emulate the throwback aesthetic by utilising an old anamorphic projection lens attachment onto a DSLR camera.
The shorter version of this film was selected as a Top 12 Finalist Film for the inaugural Tropfest SEA 2014 short film competition but was withdrawn by organisers after it had been banned by the Malaysian Film Censorship Body without an official reason given.