A stranger, Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness, Jindabyne) limps into an outback town on a crippled motorcycle. Trapped while she waits for repairs, Asta stays at the garage of Tim Curtis (Tony Barry, Australia). The outsider soon discovers that Tim's young daughter Lizzie (Simone Buchanan, My Brilliant Career) is the latest victim of the local sport: gang rape. Some women are intimidated, others make excuses and the law looks the other way - but nothing ever changes. Attacked herself, Asta is drawn in to the struggle of the town's women for safety and dignity. Emboldened by her, Lizzie lays charges and all hell breaks loose. The women rise up, but resistance is never that easy or that simple... Extras:NEW interview with Steve Jodrell (Director), Michael Brindley (Co-writer), Beverley Blankenship (Co-writer), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Paul Barron (Producer)Audio commentary with Steve Jodrell (Director), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Michael Brindley (Co-writer)Oral history with film buff Paul Harris and Steve JodrellOriginal footage from the premiere of 'Shame'- ABC TVArtspace interview with Deborra-Lee FurnessOriginal archival theatrical trailer
A stranger, Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness, Jindabyne) limps into an outback town on a crippled motorcycle. Trapped while she waits for repairs, Asta stays at the garage of Tim Curtis (Tony Barry, Australia). The outsider soon discovers that Tim's young daughter Lizzie (Simone Buchanan, My Brilliant Career) is the latest victim of the local sport: gang rape. Some women are intimidated, others make excuses and the law looks the other way - but nothing ever changes. Attacked herself, Asta is drawn in to the struggle of the town's women for safety and dignity. Emboldened by her, Lizzie lays charges and all hell breaks loose. The women rise up, but resistance is never that easy or that simple... Extras:NEW interview with Steve Jodrell (Director), Michael Brindley (Co-writer), Beverley Blankenship (Co-writer), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Paul Barron (Producer)Audio commentary with Steve Jodrell (Director), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Michael Brindley (Co-writer)Oral history with film buff Paul Harris and Steve JodrellOriginal footage from the premiere of 'Shame'- ABC TVArtspace interview with Deborra-Lee FurnessOriginal archival theatrical trailer
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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 12/10/2021
UPC: 9344256023880

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A stranger, Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness, Jindabyne) limps into an outback town on a crippled motorcycle. Trapped while she waits for repairs, Asta stays at the garage of Tim Curtis (Tony Barry, Australia). The outsider soon discovers that Tim's young daughter Lizzie (Simone Buchanan, My Brilliant Career) is the latest victim of the local sport: gang rape. Some women are intimidated, others make excuses and the law looks the other way - but nothing ever changes. Attacked herself, Asta is drawn in to the struggle of the town's women for safety and dignity. Emboldened by her, Lizzie lays charges and all hell breaks loose. The women rise up, but resistance is never that easy or that simple... Extras:NEW interview with Steve Jodrell (Director), Michael Brindley (Co-writer), Beverley Blankenship (Co-writer), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Paul Barron (Producer)Audio commentary with Steve Jodrell (Director), Simone Buchanan (Lizzie), & Michael Brindley (Co-writer)Oral history with film buff Paul Harris and Steve JodrellOriginal footage from the premiere of 'Shame'- ABC TVArtspace interview with Deborra-Lee FurnessOriginal archival theatrical trailer