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The Screen Guide

A mother brings her daughter, Amy, to the city after she overreacts to a visit from well meaning welfare officers. Amy is a deaf mute, and, despite soliciting help from all manner of specialists, it is through a young musical neighbour, Robert, that Amy breaks through her silence.

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Crew

Director
Nadia Tass
Writers
David Parker
Producer
David Parker  Nadia Tass
Dir. of Photography
David Parker
Composer
Phil Judd
Editor
Bill Murphy
Production Designer
Jon Dowding

Cast

Rachel Griffiths - Alana De Roma - Ben Mendelsohn - Nick Barker - Kerry Armstrong - Susie Porter - Torquil Neilson - Jeremy Trigatti - William Zappa - Sullivan Stapleton - Mary Ward

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1997
Genre
Family, Thriller
Production Company
Cascade Films Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Beyond Distribution

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Houston International Film and Video Festival
    (2001)
  • Carrousel International du Film de Rimouski
    (2000)
  • Tokyo Women's Film Festival
    (1999)
  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (1999)
  • Semama Do Cinema Australiano
    (1999)
  • Sedona International film Festival
    (1999)
  • Saint Tropez Film Festival - Cinema de Antipodes
    (1999)
  • Laon International Film Festival For Young People
    (1999)
  • Giffoni Children's Film Festival
    (1999)
  • Femme Totale - Dortmund
    (1999)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1999)
  • Vancouver International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Nantucket Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Mar del Plata International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Heartland Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • The Pacific Film and Television Commission Pty Ltd, c/ Brisbane International Film Festival
    (1998)
  • ATN Channel 7
    (1998)
  • Athens International Film & Video Festival
    (1998)
  • Asia Pacific Film Festival
    (1998)
  • American Film Institute
    (1998)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Vic
    (1998)