ACUTE MISFORTUNE DIRECTOR Q&A SCREENING 91 mins

  • ACUTE MISFORTUNE DIRECTOR Q&A SCREENING
  • ACUTE MISFORTUNE DIRECTOR Q&A SCREENING
  • ACUTE MISFORTUNE DIRECTOR Q&A SCREENING

Join us on Friday, May 10 for aan Advanced Talking Pictures Q&A screening of Acute Misfortune, based on the acclaimed biography by Erik Jensen, with filmmaker Thomas M Wright following the 6.30pm session at Luna Leederville! Tickets now  on sale


Thomas M. Wright (Sweet Country, Top of the Lake) makes his feature directing debut with the award-winning ACUTE MISFORTUNE, an adaptation of Erik Jensen’s biography of the late artist, Adam Cullen.

Jensen, (founding editor of The Saturday Paper) was an ambitious 19-year-old journalist when he interviewed the infamous Cullen and was invited to write his biography. Working from the artist’s home in the Blue Mountains the two formed a bond that endured, even after Cullen shot Jensen and threw him from a motorbike, until the artist's death four years later at the age of 46. Featuring an acclaimed performance by AACTA Best Actor winner Daniel Henshall (Snowtown, The Babadook) and Toby Wallace (Romper Stomper, The Turning), and executive produced by Robert Connolly (Balibo, The Turning), ACUTE MISFORTUNE reveals the painter and journalist in unparalleled detail.

ACUTE MISFORTUNE was named one of the best films of the year by The Monthly and Screen Daily and was the winner of The Age Critics Prize at Melbourne International Film Festival. The Guardian, in a five-star review, called it “An enthralling, complex triumph… The best Australian Bio-Pic since Chopper”.

★★★★★ 'An enthralling, complex triumph.The best and most interesting bio-pic since Chopper.' - The Guardian

'A striking debut...a compelling, immersive work.' - The Australian

'One of the year's most striking and accomplished  directorial debuts.' - Hollywood Reporter.

'Full of rich imagery and insight...superbly done.' - 3AW

'Might just be the best Australian film of the last ten years' - Beat Magazine

' A thunderously great film.' -  The Lowdown Under

'A blistering no-holds-barred cinematic portrait.' -  Screen Daily

'A startling, unique vision.' -  The Age

Screening Fri 10 May at:

Luna Leederville - session times

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Friday, 10 May
6:30PM 

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