Aussie Indies: Girl Asleep

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9 October
6:00pm
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10

Our monthly spotlight on recent highlights from the Australian independent filmmaking scene.

A journey into the absurd, scary and beautiful heart of the teenage mind.

At first, what appears to be a typical coming-of-age movie shifts into wild curiosity and irreverent fun.

Written by Matthew Whittet and directed by Rosemary Myers, Girl Asleep wonderfully warps into a teenage fantasy dreamscape set against an extravagant and awkward 1970s Australian backdrop.

Girl Asleep threatens to be a cute comedy about social misfits who rescue each other, but it quickly takes a sharp left turn and morphs into a surreal exploration of that in-between age when childish fears and fantasies collide with the realities of teenage society’ - The New York Times

 

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