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Blue Tongue

Australia (MIFF 2005, fiction)

Director: Justin Kurzel

David Lynch meets Jane Campion. On the fringes of a housing estate a girl seduces a boy with a secret she will only reveal in exchange for his love. When the boy fails to honor the pact, that which he holds closest is threatened by the girl's desire for revenge. Blue Tongue screened in Critics' Fortnight at Cannes, 2005.

D/S Justin Kurzel P Tim Jolley WS VCA School of Film & Television TD 35mm/col/2004/7mins

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