Mother, Child

Writer/Director | 2017 | Short Film

Having suffered a recent Stroke, a mother and her adult son are reacquainted and forced to live together. As they face the physical and psychological challenges head on, they’re placed on an emotional collision course, leading them to question whether their close proximity is such a good idea.

Mother, Child is an award-winning Australian short film, currently screening in festivals across the world. It premiered as part of Melbourne International Film Festival’s Accelerator program in August 2017 and has since screened at festivals in Australia and the United States.

The film raises stroke survivor and carer awareness as it follows two characters over a period of 15 minutes in real time, and all in one continuous shot.

Starring Lawrence Leung (Ten Network’s Offspring and Top Of The Lake Series 2) and Gabrielle Chan (The Home Song Stories, Deadly Women)

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OFFICIAL SELECTION – Melbourne International Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION – HollyShorts Film Festival Los Angeles 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Legacy Film Festival on Aging San Francisco 2017
WINNER – Best Short Fiction (50 mins or less), SAE ATOM Awards 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Flickerfest 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Mammoth Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Worldfest – Houston 2018
WINNER – Silver Remi Award for Dramatic – Original Short Film Work, Worldfest – Houston 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION – St Kilda Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Coronado Island Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018