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Road movie - Development 2020

PITCH: Three disparate ‘children of the world’. KT, Dyllan and Niems. A road movie crossing three continents, three careers, two ways of surviving and only one way of dealing with grief: yours. The surviving two can't reconcile. What if a family reunion was never meant to be?

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Road movie, Drama
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA, FRANCE, RUSSIA, NEW ZEALAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Writer(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE
    • Producer(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE (CALLUMNY FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • TAGLINE: The surviving two can't reconcile. There will be no family reunion.

      PLOT OUTLINE: They were family. It began with a delicious red outfit. KT knew Niemen for six years. It didn't last forever. It wasn't their destiny. Of the many places KT's been, it is the first time she's journeyed through Grief. Spent time in Shock. Missed the stop for Disbelief. Denial. Not much to see there. On to Sadness. Then she was marooned at Angry for some time. KT is looking for a place called Acceptance. The surviving two can't reconcile. There will be no family reunion. KT, Dyllan and Niems. red. circle. Three. Moscow. St Petersburg. Berlin. Lake Harris. Goodbye.

      SMELLS LIKE: Russian Dolls MEETS Berlin Syndrome MEETS Partisan MEETS The Russia House

      MARKET:/WHOSE EYEBALLS: Aimed at three realistic, under-serviced target market segments - male and female: 25 to 40s, 40 to 65s, plus 50s retirees. Contemporary, dialogue driven for mature audiences.

      CAST - confirmed: Katharine Innes (The Subjects, Winners and Losers)

      CAST – wishlist: Ra Chapman [Wentworth Prison - updated versin of Prisoner: Cell Block H], Simon Doyle

      CREW - confirmed: producer Sean McIntyre (THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL, ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN?, SHEBORG MASSACRE, TARNATION, TIME APART),

      THEMES: family, social issues, grief (shock disbelief, denial, sadness, anger), acceptance

      AUSTRALIAN WRITERS GUILD – SCRIPT REGISTRATION DETAILS No: JB011106

      PRODUCTION OBJECTIVE:
      international co-production Australia/France/Russian/New Zealand

      COMMENTS - location: to be filmed on location in St Petersburg (Russia - exteriors), Berlin (Germany - exteriors), Lake Harris (New Zealand - exteriors), Melbourne (Docklands Studios, Australia - interiors)
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