A Stone's Throw

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A Stone's Throw

Directed by Luke Wissell

  • Australia 2018; 10 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Drama

Synopsis

After a truck driver is killed by a rock thrown from an overpass, teenage schoolgirl Hannah runs from the scene and is hit by a car. Now her parents Jo, fretful and protective, and Isaac, distant and logical, wait outside her hospital room for the police. Jo wants them to create an alibi to save Hannah from prison, because whatever Hannah has done, it is their fault as parents. Isaac feels they must let justice take its course, even if it means Hannah pays for their failures. With police drawing closer, their debate forces them to expose deep emotional wounds. What they’ve uncovered cuts to the heart of an even more important crisis within their family.

Production

  • ASHLEIGH KNOTT