Sunset Country

Director Petra Leslie / 2021 / Australia

A middle-aged woman cares for her elderly father, whose will to live is on the wane.

Set in regional Victoria and shot in claustrophobic 4:3, Sunset Country is a contemplative, compassionate account of a very difficult stage of life that is rarely depicted on the big screen. With humble honesty and affecting precision, it offers a profound insight into ageing, grief, resignation and the pressure of being responsible for the life of another.

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