Australian Film Checklist

  1. a family with a dark secret
  2. a small town
  3. a young woman on the cusp of her sexuality
  4. a shotgun
  5. Australian actor returned from Hollywood with a beard
  6. a car crash
  7. elliptical flashbacks
  8. a central female character who is missing or dead from the start
  9. a mystical Aboriginal character
  10. alcoholism/addiction
  11. an abstract antagonist (e.g. “guilt”)
  12. homosexuality but it’s not a big deal