Competition: Win yourself a copy of The Pretend One!

Thanks to Bonsai Films, Cinema Australia are giving you the chance to win yourself a copy of one of the year’s best films, The Pretend One! The Pretend One is a feature length magic realist drama following Charlie and her imaginary friend Hugo who growing up on an isolated cotton farm. When a new man…

Exclusive Clip! David Field and Geraldine Hakewill in The Pretend One

The coming-of-age Australian feature film The Pretend One will embark on a screening and Q&A tour throughout March, April and May covering the major capital cities, as well as some special regional centres along the way. Starring Geraldine Hakewill (Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries) and Michael Whalley (Slow West), the film tells the story of Charlie…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #30 | Geraldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley and Tony Prescott (The Pretend One)

In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, actors Geraldine Hakewill and Michael Whalley and director Tony Prescott discuss their incredible new film, The Pretend One. An adult woman’s imaginary friend from childhood, Hugo, finds his existence threatened when a real person becomes the woman’s love interest. The Pretend One will have its world premiere…

Here’s your complete list of Australian films screening at this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

This year’s Gold Coast Film Festival boasts an impressive lineup of new Australian films. Opening this year’s festival is Mairi Cameron’s The Second, written by My Mistress scribe Stephen Elliot. It’s a tight psychological thriller starring Australian acting veterans Racheal Blake, Susie Porter, Vince Colosimo and Martin Sacks. Hot off the heels of its successful…

Review: The Pretend One

The Pretend One Directed by Tony Prescott Written by Tony Prescott and James Raue Produced by Tony Prescott and Dinusha Ratnaweera Starring David Field, Garaldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley, Fiona Press, Benedict Wall, Elijah Perris and Alice Roberts “Who would have thought one of the most beautiful, heartfelt, emotional and complex on-screen relationships in Australian film…

The Pretend One gets a new trailer

The Cinema Australia team were lucky enough to catch an early screening of The Pretend One and it left us speechless. We haven’t been this impressed with an Australian feature film since The Babadook. Just sayin’… Stay tuned for our full review. The Pretend One is eyeing a 2018 release. You can keep up to…