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NY Premiere

Director: Michael Kratochvil

Australia, 2011, 15 min

Shooting Format:DSLR

Festival Year:2012

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Susanne Chapman, Katherine Dold, Tom McCathie, Lisa Maree Callaghan, Rod Barr, Kate Jason, Jonathan Reason, Liza Catherine-Dennis, Giordano Gangl, Julian Walker, John McConnell, Mark Taylor, Pauline Streatfeild, Ken Baron, Louise Dodge

Crew:Producers: Scott Baskett (Legitimate Films), Michael Kratochvil - Screenwriter: Michael Kratochvil - Editor: Michael Kratochvil - Cinematographer: Fraser Pilkington - Assistant Director: Malgorzata Swierczak - Production Manager: Steve Lamattina - Sound: Sean Kelly - Wardrobe: Holly Preston - Make Up Effects: Paul Smits - Production Designer: Sarah Kratochvil - Music: Chris James


Eileen Pratt is a lonely middle-aged bus driver who feels disconnected from the world around her. A tragic work accident prompts Eileen to confront her past, triggering a self destructive downward spiral, back to where the pain began.


About the director

Michael Kratochvil is a Melbourne based writer/director. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts School Of Film & Television, his eclectic and cinematic short films have screened at festivals throughout the world. Michael is looking to make the transition to direct his first feature film and is currently in the process of developing a feature length documentary horror script.

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