Sweet Country wins Special Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

We don’t usually report on international film festivals, but this one’s certainly worth a mention. Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country has won the Special Jury Prize at the 2017 Venice Film Festival. Following its world premiere screening at the festival, Sweet Country received a standing ovation and has garnered outstanding international critical reviews. The film has also won…

Soak it up – West of Sunshine has a brand new trailer

by Matthew Eeles The first trailer has dropped for West of Sunshine – Jason Raftopoulos’ debut feature which will have its world premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival. West of Sunshine stars Damian Hill as Jim, a deadbeat Dad who has less than a day to repay a gambling debt to a violent loan shark. Unfortunately,…

Australian premiere announced for Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country – First stop Venice

Warwick Thornton’s latest feature Sweet Country has been selected in Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival in September and will have its Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival in October, it has been announced. Inspired by real events and starring Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Ewen Leslie, Thomas M. Wright, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Anni Finsterer, Matt Day and…