Watch The Sunset – ‘Meet The Filmmaker’ screenings
Watch the Sunset follows Danny Biaro, a man desperately trying to escape the outlaw bikie gang he pledged his life to, The Bloodless Brothers. Tortured by his drug involved past and the choices that led to the disintegration of his new family, Danny longs to be reunited with Sally, the love of his life, and their daughter Joey.
In violently breaking his bond with his gang, and freeing a young woman, Danny sets into motion a series of events that will change his world, and those around him forever. Danny must now race against the clock, and the gang, to reach his estranged family before it’s too late.
But will his newfound courage be in vain as the consequences of his past collide with his desire for a new beginning? Watch the Sunset dives head first into a world fueled by drugs, violence and a fight for the redemption.
Co-directors Tristan Barr and Michael Gosden come together for a debut feature film shot completely in a single take by Director of Photography Damian Lipp, an extraordinary feat of timing and choreography over 89 mins on location in the regional Victorian town of Kerang.
Barr and Gosden also star in the film alongside an impressive cast which includes Chelsea Zeller, Aaron Walton, Zia Zantis-Vinycomb and introducing 7-year-old Annabelle Williamson in her breakthrough performance.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
WINNER: BEST ACTOR, MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER: BEST ACTOR, AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER: BEST ACTOR, LONDON FILM AWARDS
WINNER: BEST FILM, ONE SHOT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD, BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER: BEST AUSTRALIAN CINEMA, SYDNEY WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER: JURY AWARD, AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
OFFICIAL SELECTION: SYDNEY UNDERGROUND, BYRON BAY, PERTH REVELATION, ORLANDO FILM FESTIVALS
Produced by Tristan Barr, Damien Lipp and Michael Gosden.
Running time: 89mins
Classification: MA 15+ Strong themes, violence, coarse language and drug use
The film launches exclusively on STAN on August 31.
Meet The Filmmaker events
Sunday 25th August – CINEMA NOVA, Melbourne 6:45pm Q&A with filmmakers Tristan Barr (actor, co-director, producer), Michael Gosden (actor, co-director, producer), and (DOP, Producer)Damien Lipp
SWAN HILL, VIC
Sunday 18th August – SHOWBIZ CINEMAS, Swan Hill, 4:00 PM, Q & A with local DOP/Producer Damien Lipp – VIC
Thursday 29th August – BRISBANE Event Cinemas Myer Centre, 6.30pm Q & A with local co-director, producer & star Tristan Barr, Brisbane, – QLD
GOLD COAST, QLD
Friday 30th August – PACIFIC FAIR CINEMAS, 7pm Q & A with local co-director, producer & star Tristan Barr, Brisbane, Gold Coast – QLD
Monday 26th August – AVOCA BEACH PICTURE THEATRE, 7pm Q & A with filmmakers local co-director, producer Michael Gosden & Actress/writer Chelsea Zeller, Avoca, – NSW
PERTH & WA
Saturday 17th August – THE LITTLE CINEMA, Kalamunda, time TBA, – WA
Monday 26th August – BACKLOT CINEMA, Perth, 6:30PM, Australian Revelations screening – WA
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