When a soldier returns from the first world war suffering from amnesia and with his identity unknown, hundreds of families turn out in the hope that he might be their loved one, long thought lost.
A lonely train driver must confront his traumatic past on his first day back at work.
When Daniel, a young man with Asperger Syndrome, encounters a nearby skate hangout, his life of routine is momentarily changed.
How To Get Clean
The lives of two very different people collide in a suburban bathroom.
When a death row prison chef prepares the final meal for an unlikely inmate, she’s forced to question her own purpose and participation in this brutally finite punishment.
Behind the closed doors of an elite boarding school, Matthews and his friends are cruising through life – but when a weekend joyride ends in disaster, he has to deal with the guilt that consumes him.
My Grandmother’s Country
Director: Lorina Barker
Producer: Fran Dobbie
Amy is a storyteller, a repository of knowledge that connects her family to country. She was trucked off Country and locked up on a mission on foreign land. Amy’s family walked off the mission. but life events prevent them from returning to Country. It’s through the spirit world that Amy now returns to her homeland and resting place.
Notes From The Underground
A disgruntled, misanthropic man vows to get revenge after being ill-treated by a business man.
Lucy becomes trapped in the backseat of a car while her best friend and boyfriend stop for a ‘quickie’. The Passenger is a coming-of-age story about friendship, identity and sexuality.
A withdrawn teenager seeks friends on a summer night and encounters an array of peculiar characters.
An ode to guilt, to duty, and to the weight of caring for someone despite one’s own fragility, The Widow tells of an elderly woman struggling to care for her husband, who is consumed by a severe anxiety disorder.
First Break is supported by Screen Australia and Screen NSW