Standing Up for Sunny is a 2019 Australian comedy film written and directed by Steven Vidler, and starring RJ Mitte, Sam Reid and Matt Nable. There is a bounty of documentaries in the 2019 program, and The Leunig Fragments will likely appeal to the locals – who hasn’t teared up or been tickled by a particularly poignant Leunig? His combination of art and poetry have not only endeared him to many, but also brought criticism, so here at Writing NSW we’re keen to learn more about the man behind the pen. Here’s our top 5 Australian films of the year! For fans of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s classic, Depraved is a fresh take on the Frankenstein cautionary tale – think punk rock, gore and a splash of dark humour. RJ Mitte, stars in the Australian Original Production “Standing Up For Sunny”. It was a wonderful experience: the film was excellent and the energy in the room warm and inviting, thanks in no small measure to the presence of Freda herself. steve vidler + feature film + 2019. director + writer: ... cast: rj mitte + pip northeast + sam reid. standing up for sunny. This is one not to miss! Standing Up For Sunny will screen at the Sydney Film Festival from Wednesday, 12 June with a national release date yet to be announced. Help us improve Click here if you liked this article 20 Dubbed as a feminist reworking of Lord of the Flies, the directorial debut of Amanda Kramer is a low-budget thriller set in a house after an earthquake. “This year celebrates a resurgent year of Australian cinema, with an exceptional selection of contemporary Australian stories including 23 World Premieres,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. We were luck enough to have RJ Mitte himself in the Studio, to discuss the film, and his involvement. See her works Palm Beach (2019) and Beautiful Kate (2008). We won’t be missing this. Sandgirl looks like a beautiful and enchanting documentary that fuses animation, poetry and art. An Australian film to be immensely proud of, Standing Up for Sunny will be coming to cinemas throughout Australia immediately after the conclusion of the Sydney Film Festival 2019. RJ Mitte stars in new Australian romcom Standing Up for Sunny. Soon Mikey (Sam Reid), the pub's owner and Sunny's overbearing boyfriend, hires Travis to help train Sunny in the art of the comeback, and naturally sparks ensue – along with romance and laughs aplenty." The first four episodes will be screening at the Festival on the 12th June. Perhaps a darkly inspirational antidote for those of you struggling with writers’ block…. Who among us believes they are drowning in multimedia content, with way more stuff to watch than they could ever possibly manage without breaking the space/time continuum? Cinema Australia Original Content: by MATTHEW EELES Tomorrow I will reveal your favourite Australian film of 2019 which will also take out the Cinema Australia 2019 Audience Award.
Soon Mikey (Sam Reid), the pub's owner and Sunny's overbearing boyfriend, hires Travis to help train Sunny in the art of the comeback, and naturally sparks ensue – along with romance and laughs aplenty." Standing Up For Sunny will screen at the Sydney Film Festival from Wednesday, 12 June with a national release date yet to be announced. In this captivating documentary by Marjoleine Boonstra, literary classic The Little Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupery is used as a frame for how ancient cultures keep their language and culture alive. Cinema Australia Original Content: Standing up for Sunny will be the fifth Australian feature film released this year featuring a disabled actor in a major role including Reflections in the Dust, Pulse, Kairos and Ride Like a Girl. There he meets Sunny, an aspiring Comedian who he soon finds himself falling in love with. Smoke boxed rooms punctuated by shuffling tiles, it's a…, Each Thursday at 11:45am we profile an Australian artist…, Have you been sitting on the couch, flicking through…, Michael's heart wasn't in this as neither film really…, Kick Off The Weekend with 2SER's great mix of…, Site designed & built by Select Field
While the other four films are heavy on drama, Standing up for Sunny reminds us to laugh… RJ Mitte is in the Screenability Panel on Saturday 15 June. With the Sydney Film Festival fast approaching, we compiled a list of the best book adaptations and Australian writers that you cannot miss!
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