DROWN is an independent feature film which tackles bullying and homophobia. Join us on the journey to bringing this important and boundary pushing film to the screen. Based on the play by Stephen Davis and Directed by Dean Francis.
Praise for the play by Stephen Davis…
“Horrifying…”- Katharine Lyall Watson, Time Off 6/6/01
“As a piece of writing it sings and soars. David Mamet better look to his laurels”- Alison Cotes , Courier Mail 26/05/01
“Highly charged, a play of great subtlety and depth”- Mary Nemeth, Rave 29/05/01
“Focused, potent and charged, a play of high quality theatrical storytelling. Stand out”- Phillip Parlow, Qld Pride 13/6/01
Synopsis: Three surf lifesavers on a big night out. Jealousy, homophobic fears and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic booze-fueled episode of near-fatal bullying. Based on the acclaimed play by Stephen Davis and following the themes of Dean Francis’ controversial short Boys Grammar, DROWN is a hard-hitting micro-budget drama set against the iconic backdrop of Bondi Beach.