NEWS and REVIEWs
Wed Oct 14 2020
DAMAGE IS A PORTRAIT OF TWO PEOPLE..... IT IS ALSO A PORTRAIT OF US, NOW.
Filmed in Adelaide with a pair of non-actors – one the director’s own mother, the other an Iraqi asylum seeker – Damage centres on two people who appear to be polar opposites but are thrown together in a taxi journey that changes them both. Madeleine Blackwell wrote the initial script for her first feature film in one night.
A former theatre actor turned director whose credits include several short films, she had been working on a television series with a refugee advocate and felt compelled to create a film inspired by the extraordinary stories she heard.
Peter Goers ABC Adelaide 891
"It's Stunning"- Mat Kesting, Adelaide Film Festival Director
" Imelda Bourke the singer, in her film debut at the age of 92 and she is fantastic ...It's a glorious film" Peter Goers. ABC Radio National Adelaide