Rhea Stephenson


Dena Curtis


Dena Curtis


Short Drama (12 mins)



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Central Australia 1940. Two Aboriginal couples — George and Milly, and Max and Gina — live on a small station in the middle of the outback. Whilst George and Max are away fencing Max receives news that Gina has given birth to their son Jacob. Four months later George and Max return home. Max is thrilled at the prospect of meeting his son for the first time, but the joyous occasion soon turns to disillusionment as he learns the truth about baby Jacob.


2010 Flickerfest International Short Film Festival

WINNER Gold Shorts Award


2010 Australian Cinematographers Society National Awards

WINNER Award for Best Fictional Drama Short – Murray Lui (Cinematographer)


2009 Adelaide Shorts Film Festival

WINNER Award for Best Australian Fiction



Premiere at Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival (2009)

ImagiNATIVE Film Festival – Toronto (2009)

Melbourne International Film Festival (2009)

WOW Film Festival (2009)

St Kilda Film Festival (2010)

Milwaukee Film
 Festival (2010)

Aspen Shortsfest (2010)

The 11th Annual Dawson City International Short Film Festival (2010)

Sydney Underground Film Festival (2010)