Diane fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. As these pieces of her existence begin to fade, she finds herself confronting memories she'd sooner forget than face.
An undead teenage girl befriends a blind boy that she meets in a forest she haunts and hunts in. Both have been victims of unimaginable abuse, and each finds solace in the other. There may be a chance of light at the end of their tunnel, but it will come with a body count.
Justin P. Lange
Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour.
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
The movie feels uncomfortable from the beginning, with a lead performance that will irritate some people. Which was meant to do exactly that. You have a story unraveling in front of your eyes that dares to go a different route, be it from a story stand point but also visually speaking. And while not without flaws (that's the unpolished part), it's still refreshing to see something different.
Obviously there are budget restrictions, which make themselves visible (visually speaking that is, production wise). But that does not take anything from the movie unless you let it. So try not to focus on the apparent and unavoidable downsides, but watch it for what it is. If you have even a little bit of love for independent cinema, you will find this entertaining and suspenseful enough
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