BENEATH CLOUDS

Dir. Ivan Sen

2002 | 90 min | Australia | English | Romance

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Synopsis

Lena is a fair-skinned teenage girl with a dark skinned mother in an isolated Australian town. She rejects the Indigenous family that surrounds her, and longs for the love of her Irish father.

Vaughn is a dark-skinned teenage boy who lives in an isolated prison camp. He is angry at the White world that surrounds him and lashes out when provoked. Incarceration has made him old before his time and has separated him from the love of his family.

These two hardened young souls escape from their worlds, and hitchhike together towards Sydney, in a struggle for purpose, identity and love.

  • A stylish road movie.
    Variety
 

Awards

New Talent Award, Daniele Fisher - Berlin Film Festival

Best Director - Australian Film Festival

Best Cinematography - Australian Film Festival


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