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Director
Tony Krawitz

Filmography
Selected
2005 Jewboy
2011 The Tall Man (doc)
2012 Dead Europe

Biography

 He studied film at the University of Technology, Sydney and the Australian Film TV and Radio School. He wrote and directed the short film Unit#52, which screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the 2003 Cannes IFF, and the critically acclaimed Jewboy (2005), which premiered in Un Certain Regard at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, and went on to screen at many festivals including Sundance, Karlovy Vary, Melbourne, Jerusalem and Pusan. He also wrote and directed the feature-length documentary The Tall Man (2011) for SBS TV (based on the bestselling book by Chloe Hooper), which won many awards worldwide.



Main Program

Dead Europe / Tony Krawitz

Α tense and moody mystery set on the turbulent streets of contemporary Europe. While taking his deceased father’s ashes from Australia to Greece, a young photographer named Isaac comes to learn that something sinister happened in his family’s past involving a young Jewish boy. Despite an effort to distract himself with a mix of random sex and drugs, Isaac’s world begins to unravel as he realizes that he cannot escape the ghosts of the past.


Director:Tony Krawitz
Script:Louise Fox, based on the novel by Christos Tsiolkas
Cinematography:Germain McMicking
Editing:Alexandre De Franceschi, Scott Gray
Sound:Sam Petty
Music:Jed Kurzel
Art Direction:Renald Cotte Verdy
Costumes:Emily Seresin
With:Ewen Leslie (Isaac), Marton Csokas (Nico), Jean-François Balmer (Gerry), Danae Skiadi (Giulia), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Josef), Thanos Samaras (Andreas)
World Sales:Wild Bunch, France T. +33 1 5301 5020 F. +33 1 5301 5049 www.wildbunch.biz
Distribution in Greece:Seven Films & Spentzos Films Yannis Drepas T. +30 210 3818 777 drepas@sevenfilms.gr www.sevenfilms.gr
Production Design:Fiona Crombie
Producer:Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Liz Watts
Production:See-Saw Films, Australia-UK T.+61 2 9357 0700 F.+61 2 9357 0733 info@see-saw-films.com www.see-saw-films.com
Production Country:Australia-UK
Co-production:Porchlight Films
Format:35mm Color
Duration:84'
Production Year:2012
Screening Schedule
OLYMPION:Tuesday, November 06, 2012 - 22:30 | ID:416
FRIDA LIAPPA:Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 23:00 | ID:846
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