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Unsung Auteurs: Marisa Silver

FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: the hugely promising and now sadly retired filmmaker turned successful novelist Marisa Silver.
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Old: The Shyamalan Zone

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest has the middle-aged filmmaker wrestling with mortality, and here’s a twist: shooting a film in Australia in the future because of our accents!
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South to the Jungle: An Adventure in Guerrilla Filmmaking

Hot off the acclaim garnered for his short Sengatan, Australian actor/filmmaker Frank Magree and actor/producer Paul Henri return with the tense, Vietnam POW thriller Run South, a harrowing character study that distorts the parameters of morality when under extreme circumstances, a trademark theme that stems back to his supporting roles in Romper Stomper and Ned Kelly.
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Unsung Auteurs: John Mackenzie

FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: Scottish-born realist and hard-nosed UK crime specialist John Mackenzie.
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Bruce Beresford’s Return to his Roots

The esteemed Australian director used the Covid situation for good, making An Improbable Collection, a documentary about artists William Orpen and Frank Brangwyn, which will screen at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival.
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Unsung Auteurs: Ida Lupino

FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: 1950s-era trailblazing director, writer, producer and actress Ida Lupino.