Hearts and Bones
Sensitive and affecting... an impressive narrative feature debut. ” Variety
Starring Australia fave Hugo Weaving, first-time feature film director Sydney-based Ben Lawrence shares this sombre and empathetic drama, and a complex story about memory, trauma and family.
A war photographer (Hugo Weaving) has just returned home to prepare for his latest exhibition when a South Sudanese refugee (first-time actor Andrew Luri) appears at his door with a request – that he not exhibit any photographs of the massacre in his village, taken 15 years earlier.
What emerges is an unlikely friendship between the two men. While sifting through the photographer’s archive, they make a startling discovery – the refugee’s daughter, thought dead, may still be alive. As more revelations arise, both men begin to question their past and in their search, they discover salvation.
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