The Ninth Tower

Director Kauthar Abdulalim / 2021 / Australia

Viewer advice: Includes themes that some may find distressing. Viewer discretion is advised.

When the Victorian Government locks down his public-housing building, a teenager responsible for his mother’s welfare is pushed to the brink.

Bursting with incendiary rage, this tense drama – shot with an almost harsh, vérité-style realism – presents an insider’s view on a distressing, still-unresolved chapter of recent Melbourne history.

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