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The fine folk over at Madman Films have announced a stack of 2022 release dates for a whole bunch of highly-anticipated Australian films including the Shane Warne documentary Shane, and Anthony Hayes’ Gold.
See the full list below and keep an eye on cinemaaustralia.com.au for more information about each film. Please note, some release dates may be subject to change.
Release Date January 6
Directed by David Alrich, Jon Carey, Jackie Munro
Featuring Shane Warne, Lord Ian Botham, Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Border, Mark Taylor, Isa Guha, Ian Chappell, Ed Sheeran.
For a guy who grew up thinking only of Australian Rules football, it’s almost an accident that Shane Warne became the greatest cricketer of a generation, and one of the greats of all time. Mastering the difficult art of spin bowling after being kicked out of football for not being a good enough player proved a pivotal choice for 19 year old Shane – declared unfit and fat, he transformed himself.
When success came, so did fame and adulation, money and prestige but a betting scandal, drugs scandal, and affairs that cost him his marriage, threatened his career. From the lows of a 12 month ban he rebuilt his cricket, his career, and his reputation as one of the most ferocious competitors on the planet, admired and revered by millions.
Release Date March 24
Directed by Jennifer Peedom and Joseph Nizeti
Featuring Willem Dafoe
A musical and visual feast, RIVER is an increasingly rare encounter with nature. It is a profound reflection on how rivers have shaped both the planet’s elaborate landscapes and human existence– and on the consequences of that.
How to Please a Woman
Release Date May 26
Directed by Renee Webster
Starring Sally Phillips, Erik Thomson, Alexander England and Cameron Daddo
When her all-male house cleaning business gets out of control, a mature woman must acknowledge her own appetite if she is to make a new life for herself.
Release Date 2022
Directed by Warwick Ross & Robert Coe
Four Zimbabwean refugees who were forced to flee their home country in search of a better life become Africa’s best and most unlikely sommeliers and compete in the World Wine Blind Tasting Championships – the Olympics of the wine world.
Bosch & Rockit
Release Date 2022
Directed by Tyler Atkins
Starring Rasmus King, Luke Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas
In the late summer of ’98 along the Australian coast, Bosch, a young father goes on the run for drug dealing with his surf gang. In tow is his 13 year old son, Rockit, who believes he is on a magical holiday with his father. BOSCH & ROCKIT, will journey through boyhood and manhood in an unforgettable true story about love, sacrifice and magic. This story is an edge of your seat, coming of age Drama.
You can find out more about Madman’s upcoming releases here.