Slam

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    Slam

    Directed by

    Australia, France

    2018

    116 min

    • English

    Drama

    Ricky Nasser is a young Australian whose peaceful suburban life turns to hell when his sister Ameena disappears without a trace. In a climate of distrust and xenophobia, Ricky is forced to denounce her as an extremist.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Adam Bakri
    Rachael Blake
    Rebecca Breeds
    Darina Al Joundi
    Abbey Aziz
    Danielle Horvat
    Screenplay
    Partho Sen-Gupta
    Sales
    THE PARTY FILM SALES (DOC & FILM INTERNATIONAL)
    Production
    DOLCE VITA FILMS, INVISIBLE REPUBLIC, THE KOOP

    Press

    "Slam is at its best when simply observing, especially as Partho Sen-Gupta notices things that others would rather just skim over."

    Marta Bałaga, Cineuropa

    Partho Sen-Gupta

    Partho Sen-Gupta

    India

    Partho Sen-Gupta was born in Mumbai and began his career as art director and production designer for feature films, TV and commercials in India. He then studied Film Direction at La Fémis, Paris, and his first feature film, LET THE WIND BLOW, screened at the Berlinale in 2004. His second feature SUNRISE (2014) premiered at Busan International Film Festival and won Best Film and Best Cinematography at Durban International Film Festival, Best Film at Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival, an Honourable Mention at Munich, and was nominated for Best Cinematography at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

    Selected Filmography