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  • Mélange
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  • Secret Love (A)
  • Kelet
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  • Escaping Freedom
  • Spiral
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  • Cicada
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  • To the Stars
  • My Truth: The Rape of Two Coreys
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  • Palm Swings
  • Metamorphosis
  • Dew
  • Lazare
  • Teacher (The)
  • No Hard Feelings
  • Pray Away
  • Saint Maud
  • Frida. Viva la Vida


Country: Australia, Language: English, 99 mins

  • Director: Murali K. Thalluri
  • Writer: Murali K. Thalluri
  • Producer: Jean Engela; Gary Hamilton

CGiii Comment

Trivial tale of typical troubled teens - most of them utterly vile.

It's more a case of who did it to themselves rather than whodunit...

Includes: the usual shower sequence, a dope-smoking gay boy, suicidal tendencies...

What it does a few unexpected twists and turns - which keeps the interest flowing.

Disturbing to say the least.

A rather impressive debut.


The(ir) Blurb...

A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a tragedy will occur, affecting the lives of a group of students and their teachers. As the story unfolds, the individual stories of the six teenagers are revealed, each with its own explosive significance. An unwanted pregnancy unravels a terrible, dark secret; all is not as it appears for the seemingly confident school football hero; an outcast must deal with everyday taunts from his peers; a beautiful young girl battles an eating disorder; a stellar student constantly struggles to win his parents' approval; while another uses drugs to escape from his own demons.

Cast & Characters

Teresa Palmer as Melody;
Frank Sweet as Marcus;
Sam Harris as Luke;
Charles Baird as 'Uneven' Steven;
Joel Mackenzie as Sean;
Marni Spillane as Sarah;
Clementine Mellor as Kelly;
Sarah Hudson as Julz;
Gary Sweet as Mr. Darcy;
Amy Schapel as Lacey;
Xavier Samuel as Theo;
Chris Olver as Tom;
Camille Qurban as Miriam;
Olivia Furlong as Rochelle;
Daniel Whyte as English Teacher