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The Screen Guide

Follows the misadventures of Jimmy, an aspiring young ex-streetkid who loses gangster dollars and has to pull his first 'job' to avoid the bullet. Unfortunately for Jimmy, he is distracted by the girl of his dreams who offers him the prospect of a better life, the job goes wrong, and a couple of street kids who acted as the catalyst for his downfall become entangled in the events that lead to Jimmy's transformation.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Gregor Jordan
Writers
Gregor Jordan
Producer
Marian Macgowan
Executive Producers
Bryce Menzies  Mark Turnbull  Timothy White
Dir. of Photography
Malcolm McCulloch
Editor
Lee Smith
Production Designer
Steven Jones-Evans
Cast
Bryan Brown - Heath Ledger - Rose Byrne - David Field - Steve Vidler - Susie Porter
Production Completion
1998
Genre
Comedy, Crime
Production Company
Blindfold 3 Pty Ltd
International Sales
Beyond Distribution

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Las Palmas International Film Festival
    (2001)
  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (2000)
  • Saint Tropez Film Festival - Cinema de Antipodes
    (2000)
  • Oporto International Film Festival (Fantasporto)
    (2000)
  • London Australian Film Festival
    (2000)
  • Brussels Intl Festival of Fantasy, Thriller & Science-Fiction Films
    (2000)
  • QLD Premier's Literary Awards
    (1999)
  • Shanghai International Film Festival
    (1999)
  • IF Productions Pty Ltd
    (1999)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1999)
  • Australian Screen Sound Guild
    (1999)
  • Australian Guild of Screen Composers
    (1999)
  • Australasian Performing Right Association Limited
    (1999)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1999)