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Book Week

Book Week

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Filmed in the Blue Mountains, Book Week is a shaggy dark comedy about a disgraced novelist turned English teacher trying to find redemption.
For generations, dressing up for Book Week has been an Aussie school tradition. But for high-school English teacher Nicholas Cutler (Alan Dukes), it’s the week from hell. Once a literary enfant terrible, and now simply a terrible man, he’s now struggling to instil a love of reading in teenagers who’d rather toy with their phones and dress up as movie superheroes. Trying to roll with these bad new times, Nicholas has penned a trashy zombie story. He’s tantalisingly close to a literary comeback – but it’ll be at the expense of his students, colleagues and long-suffering family. Will this be the week Mr Cutler finally has people’s backs, not paperbacks?


Information

Book Week
  • Cast
  • Alan Dukes, Pippa Grandison, Airlie Dodds, Tiriel Mora, Susan Prior, Rhys Muldoon
  • Director
  • Heath Davis
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Drama
  • Classification
  • M, 101 mins
  • Country of Origin
  • Australia
  • Distributor
  • Bonsai Films

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