Tim Winton

Film Review: The surface-level attractiveness of Dirt Music is unable to distract from its lack of narrative depth

October 2, 2020

With so much talent involved it’s a real shame that Dirt Music is unable to chart above underwhelming mediocrity, framing its narrative around a far more interesting back-story that is only sporadically hinted at. Based on the best-selling novel by Australian scribe Tim Winton, and adapted for the screen by Jack Thorne (Enola Holmes, TV’s […]

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Interview: Australian director Gregor Jordan on adapting Tim Winton’s Dirt Music and how the global pandemic is altering the industry

May 21, 2020

  The latest film from acclaimed Australian director Gregor Jordan (Two Hands, Ned Kelly), Dirt Music is a gritty, sexy drama with a haunting love story at its heart set against the powerful backdrop of Western Australia’s evocative landscape.  Based on the novel by Tim Winton, the cinematic adaptation will be coming to Australian cinemas […]

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Film Review: Breath (Australia, 2017) thrives on deflecting expectation and wallowing in its own ethereal state

May 3, 2018

After a near two-decade absence from the Australian film industry, Simon Baker makes a glorious (ahem) splash with the soulful Breath.  Taking cue from the evocative descriptions set about in Tim Winton‘s 2008 novel, Baker proves both assured and affectionate as he takes directorial duties for an equally vivid and placid coming-of-age tale that benefits […]

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Big screen adaptation of Tim Winton’s Breath gets a new trailer and teaser poster

December 4, 2017

Roadshow Films has recently debuted both a new trailer and teaser poster for its upcoming Australian coming-of-age drama, Breath. Breath is based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel of the same name, and is also Simon Baker’s (The Mentallist) feature film directorial debut. Breath follows two teenage boys, Pikelet (Samson Coulter) and Loonie (Ben Spence), as they […]

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Perth Festival asks audiences to see art in a different light in 2018

November 14, 2017

Between February 9th and March 4th 2018 the Perth International Arts Festival invites audiences to see art in a different light, and revel in a smorgasbord of captivating cultural experiences, with something for everyone. 2018 marks Artistic Director Wendy Martin’s third year at the helm, as well as the Festival’s 65th Anniversary. To celebrate the […]

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Filming on Tim Winton’s Breath has begun

April 13, 2016

Filming has begun on Simon Baker’s feature film directorial debut, Breath, based on acclaimed writer Tim Winton’s award winning and international best-selling novel. Set in mid-70s coastal Australia, Breath follows two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, that form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer, who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting […]

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