In Nyul Nyul/Yawuru filmmaker Jub Clerc’s feature debut, Sweet As, a group of misfit teens in remote Pilbara country in Western Australia embark on an uplifting journey of self-discovery and unconventional friendships.
When troubled 16-year-old Indigenous girl, Murra, finds herself abandoned after an explosive incident with her addict mother, un unusual lifeline is thrown her way by her uncle Ian, the local cop, in the form of a unique photo safari. Before Murra knows it, she is careening down a dusty highway with a minibus full of at-risk teens and two charismatic team leaders. Will this be the lifeline Murra needs or the catalyst for her demise?
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