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In the extended absence of her older stockman husband, Aurora falls pregnant to her young lover, Joe. As Aurora braces for the imminent return of her husband, her young daughter Annie struggles to make sense of her mother’s complex adult world, and of her own burgeoning sexuality.

FORMAT: Short Film

GENRE: Drama

CAST: Tess Haubrich, Lola Bennett, Benjamin Hoetjes, and Geoff Morrell
STAGE: Completed
WRITER / DIRECTOR: Vanessa Gazy

WINNER: 

Kenneth B. Myer Award for Exceptional Talent 2014

Newport Beach International Film Festival 2016 - Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking - Best Foreign Short 

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival 2016 - Platinum Remi Award

NOMINATIONS:

Australian Director's Guild Award 2015, Australian Writer's Guild Award 2015, Craft Award - St Kilda Film Festival 2016, Best Editing - St Kilda Film Festival 2016, Best Young Actress - St Kilda Film Festival 2016.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 

Newport Beach International Film Festival 2016, Worldfest Houston International Film Festival 2016, Flickerfest (Sydney, Canberra) 2016, Cannes Festival Des Antipodes (2016, 2017), St Kilda Film Festival 2016, Canberra Short Film Festival (2016), Dungog Film Festival (2016), Kratkinabrzinu Film Festival (Croatia) 2016, Cineclass (Paris) 2016, ArtNotApart Canberra 2016, Poitiers International Film Festival 2015.  Australians in Film/G'Day USA Showcase 2017, ABC iView "Grad Season" 2017, Virgin Inflight Entertainment “Best of the Fests” 2016.