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Measure for Measure (2019)

The lives of inhabitants of a housing commission tower whose paths cross after a shocking event occurs on their front doorstep.

Director:

Paul Ireland
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Credited cast:
Hugo Weaving ... Duke
Fayssal Bazzi ... Farouk
Daniel Henshall ... Lukey
Harrison Gilbertson ... Claudio
Megan Smart ... Jaiwara
Mark Leonard Winter ... Angelo
Doris Younane ... Karima
Claude Jabbour ... Hassan
Gerald Lepkowski ... Boyle
Malcolm Kennard ... Sutherland
Josh McConville ... Ice Man
John Brumpton ... Percy
Christie Whelan Browne Christie Whelan Browne ... Jenny
Finn Ireland ... Timmy
Adam McConvell ... Bilal
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A film that goes head first into the lives of inhabitants of a housing commission tower whose paths cross after a shocking event occurs on their front doorstep. Claudio is an aspiring musician with a tough upbringing , while Jaiwara is a university student from an immigrant family tragedy brings their first meeting. Duke is an ageing crime boss who does things his way, Angelo is his troubled crime prince who aspires to be the boss And go his own way. A story of justice, loyalty, cultural struggles and a beautiful love story underpinning and at the centre of the film, a tale of love and hate. Power struggles all played out masterfully on the screen. Written by Captain_yobbo

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An interpretation of William Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure', set in Melbourne's notorious commission flats, that provide the setting for an exploration of love, loyalty and justice.

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3 of the cast from Director Paul Ireland's first film Pawno star in this film. See more »

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Don't know what it is about
7 June 2020 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

I don't really understand the plot, as the accents are hard to understand, and the foreign language parts aren't subtitled. The production is good though.


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Australia

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English

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3 September 2020 (Australia) See more »

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