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West of Sunshine (2017)

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A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.

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Jason Raftopoulos
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damian Hill Damian Hill ... Jim
Ty Perham Ty Perham ... Alex
Arthur Angel ... Steve
Kat Stewart ... Mel
Tony Nikolakopoulos ... Banos
Faye Smythe ... Karen
Eliza Matengu ... Jenny (as Eliza D'Souza)
Liam Seymour ... Bill
Christopher Laino Christopher Laino ... Chris
Kaarin Fairfax ... Andrea
Ari Mandylaris Ari Mandylaris ... Mechanic 1
Nick Karoutis Nick Karoutis ... Mechanic 2
Janet Watson Kruse ... Courier Office Secretary (as Janet Kruse)
Anthony D'Rosario Anthony D'Rosario ... Courier Depot Worker 1
Rhys Mitchell ... Young Courier Driver 1
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Storyline

Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside down when he must look after his young. Jim's relationship with his son is tested as his plans to pay back the loan fail. When his last desperate effort to repay the debt puts his son's life at risk, he must make a choice between his past and a second chance at life. Written by Exile Entertainment

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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The film is Ty's first on screen performance with no previous training as an actor. See more »

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Beautiful cinema
23 August 2018 | by rebecca_nelson-60000See all my reviews

This is a beautiful and sensitively told story of fatherhood, shot with exquisite cinematography, tightly edited and with superb writing. Highly recommended. A wonderful movie.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

West of Sunshine See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,760
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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