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PRIME MOVER (M)

Australia, 2008 (MIFF 2009, Homegrown)

Director: David Caesar

PRIME MOVER  (M)

In love for the long haul.

From celebrated Australian filmmaker David Caesar (Dirty Deeds, Mullet) comes Prime Mover, a diesel-charged romance about ambition, pressure, responsibility, and the love shared by a man, a woman and his truck.

A funny and moving slice of everyday life mixed with a smattering of magic realism, Prime Mover offers a whole new perspective on the Australian trucking way of life.

Stars rising talent Michael Dorman (Acolytes, MIFF 08; Suburban Mayhem, MIFF 06) along with Emily Barclay (In My Father's Den; Suburban Mayhem, MIFF 06), William McInnes (Look Both Ways, MIFF 05; SeaChange) and Ben Mendelsohn.

D/S David Caesar P Vincent Sheehan Dist Transmission Films TD 35mm/2008

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