Synopsis: Set over a single week and filled with popular music from our twelve-year-old protagonist’s mixtapes, this is the story of a toxic marriage seen through the lens of a boy on the cusp of adolescence.
About the Filmmaker: Award-winning director Michael Spiccia fuses raw, honest storytelling with intimate character performances, mining for truth and the essence of emotion. His acclaimed short film ‘Yardbird’ competed for the prestigious Palme d’Or du Court at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. Michael graduated from art school before becoming one of Australia’s most sought-after music video directors. Segueing into a successful directorial career in television commercials, his visually arresting style has landed him global campaigns and representation with UTA, MJZ, and Scoundrel.
This film is showing in the Mix Tape Vol. 1 shorts screening at The Forum Auditorium on 11th November at 17:15.
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