‘I’ll Kill Ya’ was made as a student’s practice at 3rd year of Film and TV direction at the Academy of Drama Arts. Film sheds light to a tragic event that happened in Zagreb on Christmas Eve 1998 - event that lasted only few seconds, but with life long consequences. Trial and serving the penalty lasted almost 10 years. Nikola Strašek spent 2 years with protagonists collecting intriguing, extravagant and sometimes shocking materials.
Nikola Strašek, born in 1978, director and screenwriter, studied comparative literature and Latin at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb, and is currently a graduate student of film and TV directing at the Academy of Dramatic Art. He is the author of the award-winning debut short documentary I Will Kill You! (2007), as well as the short documentary Vajt, screened at the 2009 ZagrebDox festival. In 2010 he directed short A Short Chronology of Decay.
Ubil bum te!
2006, 30', color, video
Tomislav Mareković, Nikola Strašek, Vanja Marin
Bob Dylan, Howlin Wolf, J.J. Cale, Van Morrison
Akademija dramskih umjetnosti, Zagreb