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Australian Showcase,MIFF Premiere Showcase | Regional
D Ian Pringle | Australia, 2014
Tags: Australia, Big Night Out, Book Club, Conversation Starters, Crime, Drama, Melbourne, Urban

The Melbourne International Film Festival proudly heralds the return of the MIFF travelling film festival after an absence of six years. The MIFF Premiere Showcase hits the road with a series of weekend programs showcasing MIFF Premiere Fund, and will be in Geelong the weekend of Friday 12 – Sunday 14 September 2014.

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A piece of paper, a passport, an identity card or a new legend can give a person a second chance, a new life and – in some cases – the ability to commit all manner of crimes.

Professional forger Alan Figg operates in a world of duplicity where little is what it seems. He provides people with new identities and often the chance of a new life. His clients range from embezzlers to murderers, from credit card scammers to Mafiosi; as long as they can pay, Figg provides, no questions asked. But with age beginning to take its toll on his craft, and a thug threatening his life, Figg's world is about to spin out of control.

Supported by the MIFF Premiere Fund and inspired by a real-life Russian forger, director and screenwriter Ian Pringle (Isabelle Eberhardt, MIFF 1991; Wrong World, MIFF 1985) has crafted a taut, engrossing story about the disposable, desperate underbelly of society.

D/S Ian Pringle P Glenda Hambly, Ian Pringle TD DCP/2014

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