Now there was a stir to be had when this film blazed its way onto Australian screens in 1998.
Fuelled by a outstading performances, a rock solid story based on Christos Tsiolkas' book Loaded, and gritty realism, Ana Kokkinos' debut feature was quite unlike anything that Australia had seen.
The story of Ari (Alex Dimitriades), a young Greek man in Melbourne, in conflict with his background, his sexuality, unable to come to terms with his future, and unable to express the turmoil within his passionate heart, or his individual head. His only mode of self expression is in excess: excess in sex, in drugs, in anti-social and anti-authority behaviour, rejecting his parents but also rejecting his need of them.
The film stands up really very well and this rare opportunity to experience it is something very exciting for us to present.
Monday September 25
Drinks and nibbles from 6:30pm - film at 7pm
The Backlot Perth: 21 Simpson Street, West Perth
Book tickets here.