'Just Desserts' is a short film which plays as a darkly comedic thriller. Set in a remote truck stop cafe in Australia's rural hinterland it tells the story of two middle aged sisters and their struggle to overcome the ghosts of their past.
The film stars Colette Mann, Wendy Hughes and Stephen Leeder. Collette recieved a Best actress Award at Young At Heart Film Festival for her role as Frances.
The film was funded by Film Victoria, Velvet films and Thirdrow films and was written by Gillian Bartlett, produced by Donna Lyon for Velvet Films and directed by Nigel Karikari.
'Just Desserts' has screened widely at international festivals including Interfilm Berlin, Rhode Island, Hollyshorts, Flickerfest and was selected as the supporting short for Bruce Beresford's epic biopic 'Mao's Last Dancer' at the 2011 London Australian Film Festival.