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DOWNRIVER (2015)
James has served time for drowning a little boy when he was a child, although the body was never found in the river. A visit from his victim's mother upon parole sends him on a quest to find the truth. With little time and danger at every turn, James risks his freedom and his life to uncover the trail of sins that might give closure to the grieving mother.

99min
Happening Films, Screen Australia, Film Victoria

Producer: Jannine Barnes
Director: Grant Scicluna
Writer: Grant Scicluna
Director of Photography: László Baranyai
Editor: Anthony Cox

Starring: Reef Ireland, Helen Morse, Kerry Fox, Robert Taylor, Tom Green and Charles Grounds.

Website available here.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

2015 Toronto International Film Festival
2015 Melbourne International Film Festival

Won Iris Prize 2016 (UK) - Best Actor (Thom Green);
Won Iris Prize 2016 (UK) - Best Actress (Kerry Fox);
Won MiFo LGBT Film Festival 2015 (USA) - Best Feature Film;
Won San Diego LGBT Film Festival 2016 (USA) - Best Narrative Feature;
Won San Diego LGBT Film Festival 2016 (USA) - Best Supporting Actress (Kerry Fox);
Won San Diego LGBT Film Festival 2016 (USA) - Best Breakout Talent (Reef Ireland);
Won San Diego LGBT Film Festival 2016 (USA) - Best Director;
Won ABC Dial M for Movies 2016 (AUS) - Best Director.

Nominated Screen Producers Australia 2015 (AUS) - Best Feature Production;
Nominated Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2015 (AUS) - Best Performance by an Actor (Reef Ireland).