The Burnt Cork Screens At St Kilda

By April 6, 2011 Congratulations

‘The Burnt Cork’ has been selected to screen at the St Kilda 2011 film festival.

Writer/Director: Alexandra Edmondson, Producer: Cassie Kelly, funded through Metro Screen’s First Break Film funding and support.

In 1950s rural Australia, Matthew and his wife live on a remote sheep station. Their quiet lives begin to unravel when it is discovered that Matthew has fathered a child to his wife’s Aboriginal housemaid. When a policeman arrives at the station, Matthew must choose between admitting he is the father and saving his child from being taken or remaining silent and saving his marriage.