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Bassendream

Features: Visions | Comedy,Drama,Family

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About

Tales of youth, friendship and family interweave in a portrait of suburban existence on the last day of the summer school holidays in 1990's Australia.

It’s the last day of the summer school holidays in 1990’s Australia. Over 24 hours, a kaleidoscopic chronicle of an ordinary suburb unfolds. Captured on 16mm film with a unique tone and freewheeling rhythm, Bassendream revisits the tender interactions, eccentric escapades and extreme independence we remember growing up when the backyards were bigger and home was just a place to sleep. A raw, refreshing and playful look at the growing pains of youth before the internet had all the so-called answers.

A Q+A with directors Melanie Filler and Tim Baretto will follow the screening on Thursday 19 Oct. The screening on Saturday 21 Oct will be proceeded by an extended intro with directors Melanie Filler and Tim Baretto.

NSW Premiere

Credits

Classification Unclassified – 18+

Runtime 80 mins

Year 2022

Language English

Director Tim Barretto

Executive Producer Jack Miolin, Ian Hale

Producer Melanie Filler, Tim Barretto

Screenwriter Tim Barretto

Cinematographer Oliver Hay

Editor Tim Barretto

Production Designer Tim Barretto, Melanie Filler

Music Sam Kuzich

Principal Cast Billy Krsticevic, Cezera Critti-Schnaars, Declan Brown, Declan Driver, Ethan Hall, Georgia Wilkinson-Derums, Jack Miolin, Jack Mitchell, Jeremy Bunny, Kingsley Judd, Kyran Doak, Lis Hoffmann, Luke Koller, Luke Newman, Meg Lyons, Neve Havercroft, Renee Newman, Steen Williams, Trish Zanetti, Yasmine Caldwell

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