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Big House (The)

Country: Australia, Language: English, 24 mins

  • Director: Rachel Ward
  • Writer: Rachel Ward
  • Producer: Bryan Brown

CGiii Comment

Obviously, Rachel Ward has never been in an all-male prison...liberties have been taken and a sensitivity has crept in...which works - to a certain extent.

The beginning is a bit scrappy...using the camera as the character. But, bear with it...things improve exponentially.

There's a great scene involving a newspaper. And, there's a killer line: he touched more than your prick.

With a bit more realism...less of the stereotypical vision of prison life...a rather worthy feature could have been gleaned from this.

 


Watch...

The Big House from New Town Films on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Within the concrete confines of a life sentence, one man rediscovers his capacity for love.

Cast & Characters

Tony Martin as Williams;
Gary Sweet as Jacko;
Kick Gurry as Sonny;
Paul Pantano as Anthony;
Shay Lawrence as Prisoner