TOOMELAH

By Ivan SEN

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Drama - Completed 2011

A 10 year-old boy in a remote Aboriginal community tries to resist the lure of violence and drugs.

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Festival de Cannes 2011
Un Certain Regard
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 101 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ivan SEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Ivan SEN
    • Producer(s)
    • David JOWSEY
    • Synopsis
    • In a remote Aboriginal community, 10 year-old Daniel yearns to be a "gangster" like the male role models in his life. Skipping school, getting into fights and running drugs for Linden, the main drug dealer in town, Daniel is well on his way to accomplishing his goal. When a rival drug dealer returns from prison, a violent showdown ensues. After Linden and his gang are taken off to jail, Daniel is suddenly alone and vulnerable. Can he make a choice for a better future?
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