In the cloistered world of competitive surf-lifesaving, an Australian hero is de-throned as the champion by a younger, gay competitor. A booze-fuelled night out brings homophobic fear and unrequited lust to a tragic and shocking climax.
A film by Dean Francis
Starring Matt Levett, Jack Matthews, Sam Anderson and Harry Cook.
With Heather Mitchell, Anthony Phelan and Maya Stange
Based on a play by Stephen Davis
Directed by Dean Francis
Copyright 2015 jj splice films pty. ltd.
An exclusive look behind the scenes of the boundary pushing feature film DROWN, which tackels bullying and homophobia. Updated weekly and disseminated to everyone who has supported the crowd-funding campaing for DROWN on Indiegogo (indiegogo.com/drownthemovie).
This week we look at the establishment of the production office and meet Lucy Vecchio, Production Manager.
Join the crew of DROWN on the exciting journey towards production as they prepare the boundary pushing micro-budget independent film. This week Director Dean Francis and Production Designer Christopher Baldry hit the streets to find the perfect setting for the surf lifesaving action of the film. Behind the scenes Produced and Shot by Sam Bruce
Join TEAM DROWN as they make a boundary pushing feature film with a micro budget. This week the team cast their film and put together a list of equipment needed for the production of the ambitious feature.