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Things are changing for Mik (Miles Szanto). His world has been turned upside down by the sudden death of his older brother forcing him to redefine his place in his family. The one solid thing in Mik’s life is his best friend Dan (Xavier Samuel). But Dan has a new girlfriend.

DROWNING is a journey through the final moments of childhood as two friends are dragged toward their adult lives. Realisations of their place in the world, their familial responsibilities and awakening sexualities shape the men they will become and their changing relationship with each other.
teenage sexuality friendship




Copyright © 2009 Azure Productions & Screen Australia

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Previous screenings

8 Jan – 17 Jan | Sydney, Australia
Courts des Îles: International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World
9 Nov – 17 Nov | Papeete, French Polynesia

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