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East Coast Premiere

Director: Frank Magree

Australia, 2016, 11 min

Shooting Format:Digital

Festival Year:2017

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Drew Head, Frank Magree, Ketut Arianto, James Ballard, Anna Cinense

Crew:Director Frank Magree, Co-director Paul Henri - Screenwriters: Frank Magree


Based on true events. An Australian traveler cleverly befriends tourists in Indonesia for his own benefit. Through self-narration, Drew takes us on an unforgettable journey of how greed can corrupt one's happiness. A seemingly innocent conversation on the beach leads Drew to make an erroneous decision.


About the director

Frank Magree is an award winning actor & director who has been working professionally in the industry for 30 years, appearing in films, Romper Stomper, Ned Kelly, Danny Deckchair and Redball. Frank's TV credits include Bed of Roses, Underbelly, House Husbands and Stingers.

Paul Henri (Co-director) is an American born, Australian raised actor and film maker. His notable film credits include James Cameron's Deep Sea Challenge, Fatal Honeymoon directed by Nadia Tass and Inheritance directed by Tyler Savage. Paul has appeared in guest roles on 'Rush' - Network Ten, 'Magazine Wars' on ABC and Wentworth Prison on SOHO - FOXTEL network. Paul has appeared in numerous stage productions around Australia and on the Main Stage with Red Stitch Actors Theatre.



Director Frank Magree & co-director Paul Henri will be participating in a Q&A after both screenings.

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