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The Kerrigans live at 3 Highview Crescent, Coolaroo. Their home is right next to an airport, in fact, jumbo jets land right outside the back fence...but to the Kerrigans this humble abode is their castle. This peaceful happy-family existence is turned upside down when the Kerrigans and their neighbours receive a Compulsory Acquisition Notice, advising they will have to leave their home and despite the compensation involved, they decide to fight. Fight for their home, their family's way of life, their memories...their castle.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Rob Sitch
Santo Cilauro  Tom Gleisner  Jane Kennedy  Rob Sitch
Debra Choate
Executive Producers
Michael Hirsh
Dir. of Photography:
Miriana Marusic
Craig Harnath
Wayne Hyett
Production Designer:
Carrie Kennedy
Michael Caton - Anne Tenney - Sophie Lee - Eric Bana - Stephen Curry - Anthony Simcoe - Wayne Hope - Tiriel Mora - Charles 'Bud' Tingwell
Production Company
Working Dog Pty Ltd
International Sales
Village Roadshow Pictures Worldwide USA

Awards & Festivals

  • London Australian Film Festival
  • Dublin Film Festival
  • Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival
  • Floating Film Festival
  • Seattle International Film Festival
  • Zimbabwe International Film Festival
  • Umea International Film Festival
  • Australian Film Season - UK
  • Singapore International Film Festival
  • Hoyts Box Office Achievement Awards
  • Chichester Film Festival
  • Australian Visual Software Distributors Association
  • All the Best from Australia Flm Festival - Manila
  • Australian Film Week - Ireland
  • Australian Film Institute