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MODERN LOVE (2007)

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"Modern Love is a quietly brilliant and entirely unexpected film... hasn't been done quite this well for decades... it will stay with you for days after watching it. Modern Love is the best thing playing in town this week. No contest..." - Graeme Tuckett, DOMINION POST, WELLINGTON "Film looks and feels like almost nothing else in the Australian genre catalog... cult status on DVD..." - Richard Kuipers, VARIETY MAGAZINE "...stylish psychodrama..." - Jason Buchanan, NEW YORK TIMES


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Catalogue No. AUN0090
SRP A$29.95
APN 9333723000905
DVD Release Date 10 Apr 2008
Director Alex Frayne
Producer Catherine Powell, Alex Frayne
Cast Mark Constable, Victoria Hill
Genre Psychological Thriller
Rating M (Moderate coarse language and themes)
Run Time 94 minutes
Visual Format 1.85:1, 16:9 Anamorphic
Audio Format Dolby Stereo
Language English
Special Features Four short films by director: - Doctor by Day - The Longing - Zoyd - The Art of Tabloid
Quotes "Modern Love is a quietly brilliant and entirely unexpected film... hasn't been done quite this well for decades... it will stay with you for days after watching it. Modern Love is the best thing playing in town this week. No contest..." - Graeme Tuckett, DOMINION POST, WELLINGTON "Film looks and feels like almost nothing else in the Australian genre catalog... cult status on DVD..." - Richard Kuipers, VARIETY MAGAZINE "...stylish psychodrama..." - Jason Buchanan, NEW YORK TIMES
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Synopsis
John, Emily and their young son Edward leave the city for what they believe will be a brief foray into the countryside to claim the small shack John has inherited. The family finds itself in a rural setting where nothing is what it seems. John’s behaviour becomes increasingly bizarre as he crosses paths with the area’s unusual inhabitants, some of whom he knows from a distant past. As his connections to the area are gradually uncovered, we witness a man with a long lineage of disaster, mishap and rural weirdness. Is this a dream? A nightmare? A rural fantasy? Is this a journey into the gothic heartland of rural Australia? Or is it one man losing his mind? Modern Love won international headlines when it was selected for the Moscow Film Festival last year. It represents a timely contribution to the debate about the relation of Australians to the landscape and the culture of the outback.
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