HOW DO YOU KNOW CHRIS? A FEATURE FILM DIRECTED BY ASHLEY HARRIS
Friendship is a dangerous addiction.
When a self obsessed slacker convinces his two best friends to start cooking amphetamines, his criminality leads to the kidnapping of his daughter, betrayal and a transformative act of violence.
Sometimes the simple things in life can become the most complicated.
Roy Beckett’s friends are passionately pursuing the lives they dreamed for themselves as kids but frustratingly for Roy, he isn’t. Having become unable to do the one thing he was exceptional at, Roy decides he will try everything possible until he finds a new calling. With the help of friend and ideas man Ed, Roy makes hilarious attempts at baseball, stand up comedy, acting, modelling and boxing, to name a few.
But tensions fray during his stand up comedy attempt and Roy lashes out at his loyal girlfriend, Isabelle and reignites an old dispute with his dad, Rupert, only making him more desperate to find his calling and prove to them he isn’t a quitter. Becoming totally self obsessed, Roy puts his calling first one too many times and Isabelle leaves him, taking a job opportunity in Sydney and beginning a new relationship.
"The memory represents to us not what we choose but what it pleases."
During an experiment Bryson Farrell, secret government employee, has his memories swapped with those of a colleague, Jack Curtis. As a result, he is unable to remember his son. For Bryson to retrieve his lost memories, he must take part in a psychological game invented by Jack.
'Recreant Memories' is a psychological thriller with elements of science fiction. The script deals with themes of loss and revenge. The underlying premise is that men will go to extraordinary lengths to discover their pasts. The story is set in Melbourne and the Otway Ranges of Victoria, Australia and can be best described as contemporary science fiction or X-Files-meets-Strange Days.
“My name is Sam Riley and I’ve come to take back what’s mine.”
Bendigo, Victoria 1908. An opium smoking bushranger is hired to lead twin brothers, Sam and William Riley, through a cave and out the other side whilst being pursued by a gang called The Outfit.
Told in flashbacks, the story explores the themes of loss, family and revenge.