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Playpals

Australia, 2012 (MIFF 2012, Fiction)

Director: Yianni Warnock

A man wanks, cries and sleeps. Then a friend comes over.

A stylised yet strangely recognisable portrayal of bachelordom.

D/S Yianni Warnock P Benjamin Gilovitz, Ruth Morris, Yianni Warnock WS VCA School of Film & Television TD HD Cam/2012

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