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Get Real

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Children's Film Festival)

Director: Nicola Woolmington

George is a fifteen year old addicted to junk food, videos, truancy and general slothfulness. He is a concern to his teachers, a joke to his classmates and the seat of high hopes to his devoted Greek mum. Then one day he unwittingly upsets the school bully. Knowing that "revenge" will be sought, he is compelled to develop some muscle.

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