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Amber Amulet, The

Australia, 2012 (MIFF 2013)

Director: Matthew Moore

Winner of the Generation Kplus Crystal Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale, The Amber Amulet follows a young boy in a superhero costume whose mission is to make his sad neighbour happy again.

D Matthew Moore P Lauren Edwards, Genevieve Hegney, Matthew Moore S Matthew Moore, Genevieve Hegney Dist Goalpost Pictures TD DCP/2012

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