A man and his wife are partners in a small business, a service station, that is stuggling to survive financially. They are visited by his brother, a divorced middle-aged man, who has taken ... See full summary »
Frankie J. Holden,
Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much ... See full summary »
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
'Life' as in the slammer, not that of the country squire!
You wanna depress yourself stupid? here's the flick for you then!
Following Johnston's highly acclaimed documentary ETERNITY, comes his feature film debut..and what a downer! Not so much in professionalism and direction, but in choice of subject matter and dubious entertainment factor.
Based on John Brumpton's own play of the same name, LIFE is an exploration of working-class culture within the confines of a male prison. A dismal collection of HIV-positive men, find themselves well on the outer periphery within the system's hierarchial pecking-order.
If dark friendships and bleak conventions are your idea of a good time, you're going to be in your element watching this. Thanks, but WE'LL take a rain-check!
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