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An 18-year-old Chinese Australian on the cusp of adulthood learns about life and lies from an ageing conman, and about love from his daughter.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Ben Chessell
Writers
Lawrence Leung  Ben Chessell
Producer
Robyn Kershaw  Jason Byrne
Executive Producers
Joan Peters
Dir. of Photography
Katie Milwright
Cast
John Luc - Lily Sullivan - Timothy Spall
Production Completion
2014
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Production Company
Robyn Kershaw Productions Pty Ltd  Jason Byrne Productions Pty Ltd  Three Card Monte Pty Ltd  Rice and Noodles Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Madman Entertainment Pty Ltd
International Sales
LevelK ApS

Screen Australia Supported

  • Development support
  • Production support

Selected Awards & Festivals

Screen News

Sucker’s con men and card tricks

Comedian Lawrence Leung has turned his one man show, Sucker, into a feature film starring YouTube sensation John Luc and veteran actor Timothy Spall.

13 Jan 2016
By Screen Australia
Otto Bloom prepares to premiere at MIFF

One-man show to feature film: Sucker

Australian feature film Sucker has its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August. It's come a long since its beginnings as a one-man stage show.

29 Jul 2015
By Screen Australia
Comedy for change: Judith Lucy