In a Cane Field (16min, 2016, Australia, 16mm)
Written and directed by Emily Avila.
Based on the short story ‘The Serrambi Case’ by Brazilian author, Frances de Pontes Peebles.
Synopsis: In a beachside tourist town, the body of a fifteen-year-old girl is found in a cane field. Her murder is a mystery that envelops the community as those close to the girl grapple with death, in all its senselessness.
Starring Yasmin Honeychurch, Indiarose Thomas, Hugh Parker, Lindy Honeychurch and Michael Tuahine
Producers – Emily Avila & Coralie Tapper
Company – Cosmia Films (cosmiafilms.com)
Cinematographer – Adric Watson (adricwatson.com)
Editor – Adric Watson
Sound Designer – Dylan Barfield
Composer – Jonathon Trevillien
Production Design – Aprille Asfoura & Arundhati Madan
Costume Design – Arundhati Madan
Hair & Make-up Artist – Billie Weston
Produced with the assistance of Screen Queensland (screenqld.com)