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This film should only be viewed by a mature audience.

His methods may be antiquated but no-one gives a better send off than the world’s most popular hangman Gregory. However, his ambitious assistant Pensive Nemes is determined to introduce his new system that takes all the fun out of hanging. Gregory won’t quit, but the calculating Nemes knows the quickest way to get someone off the gallows is straight down.

Showing the ropes was created as part of the Raw Nerve initiative funded by Screen Australia and Wide Angle Tasmania. Filmed in Hobart 2011

The film stars John Xintavelonis and Guy Hooper
Directed by David Pyefinch
Writer and DOP Simon Gray
Producer Rogan Brown

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