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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
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Cast

Credited cast:
Damian Hill ... Jim
Ty Perham Ty Perham ... Alex
Arthur Angel ... Steve
Kat Stewart ... Mel
Tony Nikolakopoulos ... Banos
Kaarin Fairfax ... Andrea
Faye Smythe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eliza D'Souza ... Jenny
Jordan Fraser-Trumble ... Tailor
Francisco Lopez ... Food Truck Owner
Rhys Mitchell ... Young Courier Driver 1
Ford Sarhan Ford Sarhan ... Young Courier Driver 2
Eva Seymour ... Young Woman
Janet Watson Kruse ... Amy
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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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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2018 (Australasia) See more »

Also Known As:

Father's Day See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Production Co:

Exile Entertainment See more »
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Ty Perham (Alex) is Damian Hill's (Jim) real life step-son. 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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