DOWNRIVER – interview with Grant Scicluna

by GREG KING Downriver is the feature film debut for writer/director Grant Scicluna, whose short film The Wilding has received numerous awards. Downriver premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2016, and is about to hit local cinemas. Greg caught up with Grant to talk about the making of this dark and atmospheric drama.…/pbi3ii95ur4i2gg/200707_003.MP3 Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Fred Schepisi Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, John Gaden, Alexandra Schepisi, Helen Morse, Robyn Nevin, Maria Theodorakis. This visually rich and literate adaptation of Patrick White’s novel marks Fred Schepisi’s first Australian film since Evil Angels, over 20 years ago. Written in 1973, White’s novel was an exploration of class issues in Australian society in the early 70’s, but much of it still seems relevant today. Elizabeth Hunter (Charlotte Rampling, in fine form) is the imperious, Continue reading