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Julia Leigh on ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Julia Leigh on ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Sarah Ward July 3, 2011 0

A modern interpretation of the fairytale that gives the film its name, and an effort far removed from the Grimm’s narrative and the Disney classic, Sleeping Beauty marks the feature film debut of acclaimed author

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Mark Lewis on ‘Cane Toads: The Conquest’

Mark Lewis on ‘Cane Toads: The Conquest’

Sarah Ward June 3, 2011 0

Twenty-three years after first touching upon the topic, documentarian Mark Lewis returns to explore the impact and aftermath of the introduction of cane toads in Australia. With his first feature Cane Toads: An Unnatural

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Beck Cole on ‘Here I Am’

Beck Cole on ‘Here I Am’

Sarah Ward June 1, 2011 0

Painting a poignant portrait of hope, forgiveness and redemption, documentary filmmaker Beck Cole delves into the post-prison life of a young Port Adelaide woman in Here I Am in her debut piece. Positioned from a

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Justin Kurzel on ‘Snowtown’

Justin Kurzel on ‘Snowtown’

Sarah Ward May 17, 2011 0

Since the grim and gruesome news of the ‘bodies in the barrels’ murders filtered through the media over a decade ago, the small South Australian town of Snowtown has been synonymous with one of

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Brendan Fletcher on ‘Mad Bastards’

Brendan Fletcher on ‘Mad Bastards’

Sarah Ward April 27, 2011 0

Some films simply tell a story, whilst others paint a powerful portrait of a world the audience may not have otherwise seen. In his debut feature Mad Bastards, writer / director Brendan Fletcher achieves

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