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Yakka

15m Drama 2024

As two teenage brothers get up to mischief on summer holidays in a coastal fishing town, the cycles of toxic masculinity above the water reflect the hierarchies of predation below.

Gorgeously shot by writer/director Jack Shepherd, and drawing heavily from his own youth around Pittwater, New South Wales, this sun-kissed portrait of the darkness of Australian masculinity is buoyed by the twin lead performances from real-life siblings Jiya and Javi Vander Straaten.

Director

Jack Shepherd

Producer

Lena Buchanan

Producer

Matthew Toon

Screenwriter

Jack Shepherd

Screenwriter

Jorrden Daley

Cinematographer

Jack Shepherd

Composer

Luke Fuller

Language

English

Country

Australia

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