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Cracker Bag (2003)

Eddie spends her pocket money collecting firecrackers, to prepare for Cracker Night. This key moment will live on in Eddie's memory, transforming her for life.

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Glendyn Ivin

Writer:

Glendyn Ivin
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Credited cast:
Edith Cattell Edith Cattell ... Eddie
Peter Derrick ... Father
Damon Kaine Damon Kaine ... Damon
Pauline Keeley Pauline Keeley ... Mum
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Eddie spends her pocket money collecting firecrackers, to prepare for Cracker Night. This key moment will live on in Eddie's memory, transforming her for life.

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Short | Drama

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Australian director Glendyn Ivin has created a film which combines a serious message with equally sensible entertainment.
7 August 2014 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

An important thought which would immediately cross minds while watching Australian short film "Cracker Bag" is that it is a suitable tale for all types of audiences.It can be enjoyed by curious youngsters as well as their mature adult counterparts.Australian author Glendyn Ivin has succeeded in creating a universal tale of innocence coupled with dogged determination in a harsh world where one has to be bold enough to enjoy unexpected joys offered by a mysterious thing called life.The positive impact of this film is huge as there would hardly be any viewer who would fail to detect its universality.Cracker Bag deals with the universal theme of bursting crackers which is a favorite pastime of innumerable people in the world.It is rightly said that the true joy of life lies in being brave by stoically facing unexpected situations.This is something which happens in the life of this film's protagonist Eddie. Glendyn Ivin has created a perfect short film as Cracker Bag is capable of eliciting positive responses both from audiences and critics alike. Lastly,it can be said that Cracker Bag is a perfect film for those who would like to discover new facets of screen writing of short films.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sztuczne ognie See more »

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1.85 : 1
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