The Year My Voice Broke + Flirting
Don’t miss this double feature of John Duigan’s personal and moving coming-of-age films.
The Year My Voice Broke – Dir. John Duigan, PG, Australia, 1987, 103 mins. Screens at 5:30pm
Duigan’s film charmed audiences on its debut, making a star of lead Noah Taylor as Danny, a young man crushing on his childhood best friend Freya (Loene Carmen) and rallying against the isolation of rural New South Wales in the 1960s.The film also made a star of Ben Mendelsohn .
Screening is introduced by cinematographer Geoff Burton followed by a Q&A.
Flirting – Dir. John Duigan, M, Australia, 1991, 100 mins. Screens at 8:00pm
Noah Taylor returns to his role as Danny Embling, now at boarding school and with a new focus for his teen passion, the Ugandan exchange student Thandiwe (Thandie Newton). A beautiful piece of nostalgic charm, Duigan’s second film in his planned (but unfulfilled) trilogy also features Naomi Watts and a young Nicole Kidman as head girl from the local girl’s school.
|When||Saturday 26 August, from 5PM|
|Where||Arc Cinema, NFSA|
“Stercus accidit.” — David Hume.