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April 5th, 2019 - Island of the Hungry Ghosts

This new hybrid documentary casts Christmas Island in a hypnotically strange light

Rarely do I see the work of a debut Australian filmmaker and think: “Yes, this person will go on to make a rich body of work.” Gabrielle Brady’s first feature documentary, The Island of Hungry Ghosts (2018), elicited that thought: it is a film fertile in ideas, symbolism and visual metaphor; it speaks profoundly to some essential quality of being alive in Australia right now, and points to a future of filmmaking for its creator.

Last updated on Friday April 5th 2019

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