Director: Ana Kokkinos
A haunting and evocative tale about mothers and children, about being lost and finding your way home.
Seven children from five different families wander the streets in an urban odyssey through a day and a night. As the children move deeper into peril, they make choices that will affect the rest of their lives.
Dawn breaks and it's the same day, but now we follow the mothers as they struggle to keep their kids safe.
Adapted from the critically acclaimed play Who's Afraid of the Working Class? and directed by Ana Kokkinos (Head On; The Book of Revelation, MIFF 06), Blessed is a powerful story about the life force that connects us all; a beautiful and intensely moving film featuring a star-studded ensemble cast that includes Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto, Deborra-Lee Furness, Victoria Haralabidou, William McInnes and Tasma Walton.
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MIFF's charity partner, Melbourne Citymission, have an annual Homeless Campaign to raise money for the 23,000 Victorians who are homeless each night. ... MIFF is doing their bit to raise money and aw… More »
Alex and Vicki are wild girls, torching hedges, smoking dope and just hanging out, both in and out of school. Allegiance is owed to no one but each other and to a plan of escaping, going to Sydney an… More »
Nineteen year-old Ari (Alex Dimitriades) is obsessed with sex, drugs, his little sister's Lebanese boyfriend and his best friend's transvestite tendencies. Spread over an intense and eventful day, He… More »