Dreaming in Motion - Turn Around: This is for me

Title:
Dreaming in Motion - Turn Around: This is for me
NFSA ID:
610481
Year:
2002
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following clip may contain images and voices of deceased persons
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Charlies and Glenni are in a bar, nearly broke and waiting for the car to be fixed. Glenni has an idea; she decides she will hustle some pool to make some money. During the game, Glennie overhears Charlie on the phone to the mysterious female stranger who he is pursuing. Angry at Charlie’s deception, Glenni takes a stand.

Summary by Romaine Moreton

A romantic comedy by Sam Saunders, Turn Around tells of the fantasy of a young man named Charlie (Wayne Munro) who goes to the city in pursuit of a woman he has met just once. Samantha Saunders refers to her film as a ‘girl fantasy’ and it is refreshing to have an all-Indigenous cast in a romantic comedy.

Other films in the AFC Indigenous Branch drama initiative Dreaming in Motion are Black TalkFlatMimi and Shit Skin (all 2002).

Turn Around Synopsis

A romantic comedy about a young man who fantasises about a liaison with a stranger, yet fails to see the real woman before him.

Notes by Romaine Moreton

Production company:
Spirited Films
Producer:
Jenny Day
Director:
Samantha Saunders
Writer:
Samantha Saunders
Cast:
Lisa Flanagan, Amy Miller-Porter, Wayne Munro
Acknowledgements:
Produced with the assistance of the Indigenous Branch of the Australian Film Commission