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Schepisi boards comic thriller

12 August 2015 9:40 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Fred Schepisi is attached to direct Andorra, an adaptation of American author Peter Cameron.s thriller/dark comic novel.

The protagonist is Alexander Fox, a 40-year-old Yank who ends up in the tiny nation of Andorra where he befriends an Australian couple who had moved there. Complications arise when Fox falls in love with the wife and a dead body is found floating in the harbour.

Jamie Bialkower.s Melbourne-based Jump Street Films optioned the novel in 2013 and he subsequently teamed up with Lizzette Atkins. Unicorn Films, who produced Sue Brooks. Looking for Grace. He wrote the screenplay with Cameron.

James Ivory and Natalie Miller are the executive producers. Miller.s Sharmill Films and Jump Street Films will distribute in Australia.

Bialkower tells If that filming is due to start in Europe in the first half of next year, probably in either Italy or the Czech Republic. He plans to partner with a European producer, »

- Don Groves

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Australia’s missing screen heroines

3 June 2015 3:58 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Hollywood is over-flowing with screen heroines in action films, dramas and comedies, but where are Australia.s?

Two of our most respected film critics/writers have pondered that question and come up with some intriguing theories.

.Is it that so many scripts draw on cinema past? Nothing wrong with that, all art is built on the back of other art, but this might perhaps limit the way writers think about stories," former ABC Radio National critic Julie Rigg posits in the latest edition of Aftrs' journal Lumina.

"Or it is it that, somehow, writers . male and female - find women.s lives uninteresting? I would have to conclude most are just not looking and listening...

Rigg, who now writes on film for ABC Arts Online, opines, "It does start with the writing. I do not believe that only women can write well about women.. but it is worthwhile noting that »

- Don Groves

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Multi-platform release for Oz/Nz drama

13 April 2015 6:29 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Cross-Tasman drama Sunday will test the potential for simultaneous multi-platform release when it launches on May 2 in nine cinemas and on DVD and on-demand services.

The feature directing debut of Michelle Joy Lloyd, the film co-stars Camille Keenan and Dustin Clare, who co-wrote the script with Lloyd.

Set in Melbourne and Christchurch one year after the earthquake that devastated the latter, the plot follows Eve and Charlie, who are about to have a baby although they are no longer together.. After months of separation they have 24 hours to find their way forward.

Keenan, whose credits include Underbelly, Packed to the Rafters and Satisfaction, was pregnant with the couple.s son during filming.

Actor-turned-producer Clare said, .As independent filmmakers we want to make our film accessible to the widest possible audience and we need to respond to the changes taking place in our industry. A multi-platform release responds to these opportunities in an innovative way, »

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Schepisi casts romantic drama

2 February 2015 5:36 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Lesley Mann, Anthony Lapaglia, Jacki Weaver, Melissa George, Gia Carides and Josh Lucas head the cast of Fred Schepisi.s The Olive Sisters.

A romantic drama adapted from Australian author Amanda Hampson.s 2005 novel, it.s due to start shooting mid-year in Victoria.s Mornington Peninsula.

Mann will play Adrienne Bennett, a successful PR executive whose life unravels when her business fails. She.s forced to move from her New York apartment to a small rural community in Australia, where she inherited a run-down olive grove from her Italian grandparents.

After overcoming culture shock she discovers the family she barely knew and strikes up a friendship with the ruggedly handsome Joe.

Simon Baker was announced today as playing Joe and dutifully reported on, but his CAA agent Peter Levine told If The Mentalist regular is not attached.

A parallel narrative follows Adrienne.s grandparents who worked hard to »

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