The celebrated Australian film West of Sunshine starring the late Damian Hill is coming to our shores next week in theatres on the 25th and video-on-demand on the 22nd. Writer/director Jason Raftopoulos weaves a touching and beautifully shot story about a gambling obsessed father who must balance his responsibilities as a parent while trying to pay back a detestable loan shark.
Check out the trailers and a 10 minute clip below.
Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside down when he must look after his young son. Jim’s relationship with his son is tested as his plans to pay back the loan fail. When his last desperate effort to repay the debt puts his son’s life at risk, he must make a choice between his past and a second chance at life.