Based on the untold true story of teenager David Whitelaw and his fight against one of humanity’s most horrific murderers.
HIS MISSION WAS JUSTICE
‘Fierce’ is the remarkable story of the teenager who helped take down one of the worst mass murderers of the 20th Century. The feature length film pulls back the curtain on the untold story of the genocidal Ustasa and the Croatian death camps of World War II.
David’s mother Judith lost 76 members of her family in the Holocaust.
THE BUTCHER NEXT DOOR
In 1975, Andrija Artukovic was living a peaceful life with his family in the Los Angeles suburb of Surfside. Wanted in Yugoslavia for war crimes in the brutal murders of 700,000 during World War II. Artukovic claimed political asylum after entering the U.S. illegally in 1948.
Artukovic’s two dozen death camps were so inhumane the Gestapo reported to Heinrich Himmler that the genocidal frenzy was being committed “in the most bestial manner – especially against the elderly, women and children.”
AN ANSWER TO ATROCITY
After enlisting in an extremist group with plotting and executing acts of terrorism, David Whitelaw swore he would risk his life to ensure that Artukovic was deported to stand trial as a war criminal. What followed is the remarkable, untold story of the teenager who helped take down one of the most notorious mass murderers in history.