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The feature is one of four film projects and seven television dramas supported by Screen Australia in its latest $8.8 million funding round..
The pair will co-star in the film, which revolves around two brothers who, with their mother at death.s door, go to extreme lengths to protect their inheritance.
Clayton will direct the film and produce along with Jason Byrne (Sucker, How to Talk Australians). The script has been penned by Jamie Browne (The Mule, Secret Daughter, Please Like Me), with Tait Brady (The BBQ, Little Acorns, Healing) and Julia Adams (Mako Mermaids,The Day My Butt Went Psycho) executive producing..
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Exclusive: Partners to screen footage of Australian comedy in Cannes.
Guardian will join Edward Noeltner and his team at Cmg as they screen footage and launch sales on the Croisette.
Australia-based Revolution Partners just wrapped production in Melbourne and Albury-Wodonga on the comedy about a suburban everyman with a passion for BBQ who enlists the help of a tyrannical Scottish chef when he is invited to compete in an international contest.
Stephen Amis directs The BBQ and the producers are Tait Brady, Lynne Wilson, Deb Fryers, and Amis. Shane Jacobson and Magda Szubanski star alongside celebrity chef Manu Feildel, comedian Julia Zemiro, and Nicholas Hammond.
The BBQ is financed with support from Screen Australia »
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Jacobson will play Darren .Dazza. Cook, described as .a loveable suburban everyman with a long-established belief that his family is related to Captain James Cook..
Dazza has a passion for barbequing, but when he accidentally gives his neighbours food poisoning, his reputation and dignity are on the line. To make amends he seeks tutelage from the tyrannical Scottish chef known simply as .The Butcher., played by Szubanksi. .
Together they enter an international barbecue competition, pitting Dazza.s homespun techniques against the world.s best BBQ chefs.
The Revolution Partners film will also star celebrity-chef Manu Feildel; Julia Zemiro (Rockwiz); and Nicholas Hammond (The Sound of Music). The feature will begin shooting on Feb 6 around Albury-Wodonga, Mitta Mitta, and metro Melbourne.
.The Aussie barbecue is the iconic watering hole that brings all people together, »
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