A young British police officer, trapped during civil unrest, must overcome his fears and bias to save an enemy. This particular enemy, it seems, might be the only hope for the future.
In conversation with ASFF, Simon Pearce discusses his motivations for this thriller – playing with the expected trope of good against bad.
Officer Down is screening as part of Thriller 4: A Change is Gonna Come, available On Demand from 7 November.
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