A film about a hot, young player who has to impregnate a woman fast could be a breeding ground (pun intended) for pure absurdity. Or softcore porn. Thankfully, this feature debut by Peter Templeman rises to the occasion by being more than simple slapstick or an excuse for some gratuitous sex. Instead, screenwriter, Michael Lucas is responsible for a story that brims with heart, soul and sentimentality.
The Sydney Film Festival begins on Wednesday (June 6) and boasts an impressive line-up with over 150 films from over 50 countries. With a little something for everyone and so much to choose from, Natalie Salvo brings her ten picks from the first part of the festival.