Australian Focus: from 1 to the 3 September, the World Island section devoted three evenings at the Australian cinematography
The three days dedicated to Australia for this year closes the historical section Island World of The Island Cinema, in collaboration with the Embassies, Cultural Institutes and independent distributions. From 1 to the 3 September, the Arena and the Renault Lounge will host three films, in original version with subtitles, who have significantly contributed to the spread of Australian culture in film form. Just in Australia 1997 He inaugurated the first edition of the World Island, establishing a strong link with the Island of the organizers and working with the desire to give voice to light and film works from all over the world.
The Water Diviner directed by Russell Crowe is the film presented 1 September, to 21 Arena Groupama in original version with subtitles. The film, which provides for the entry into the hall to invitations, It is set four years after the devastating Battle of Gallipoli Turkish, in Turkey, during the first World War, the film shows the same Crowe in the role of an Australian farmer who embark on a long trip to Turkey in search of the truth behind the disappearance of his three sons in battle.
National premiere will be screened, the 2 September to 21.30 at the Renault Lounge (admission free space), the innovative Spear: directed by Stephen Page, the film tells a contemporary Aboriginal history through movement and dance.
Still national preview for the last appointments: the 3 September, to 21.30 in Arena, will be the turn of The Last Cab to Darwin Jeremy Sims in which an elderly taxi driver has decided to resort to euthanasia after I found to be very sick. During a trip to Darwin, and after meeting with special characters will reflect the value of life. The film won the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award for Best film adaptation and for Best Performance in Michael Caton, who also received the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2016 Best Actor.