A young pianist is forced to confront her fear of motherhood when she marries into a remote island community with bizarre fertility rituals. Part of the short film program
A young pianist is forced to confront her fear of motherhood when she marries into a remote island community with bizarre fertility rituals.
Part of the short film program “Aussie Shorts – Take 3″ on Sunday, 29 September 2019, at 4:00pm.
Director James’ debut feature, Relic, produced by Carver Films (Snowtown, Partisan) & Nine Stories (Riva Marker, Jake Gyllenhaal), and supported by the Russo Brothers’ AGBO, Screen Australia and Film Victoria is currently in production.
She is signed to WME and directs commercials and music videos through Melbourne production company, Fiction. James has previously won Australian Music Video of the Year at the 2015 Triple J Awards for directing the music video Mine by artist Life is Better Blonde.
Main actress Jennu Wu is known for her role in the Golden Globe nominated TV series, Top of the Lake: China Girl, written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Jane Campion;
Cast: Jenny Wu, Yuchen Wang
Festivals & Awards
Sydney Film Festival
Heart of Gold Film Festival
Port Shorts Film Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival
Flickerfest Film Festival
St Kilda Film Festival
Freshflix Film Festival – Best Drama, Best Cinematography
Australian Cinematographers Society Award – Best Short Film Cinematography
West End Film Festival 2019 – Best Cinematography