Warwick Thornton - Sometimes we just need to get lost

Warwick Thornton at Sundance Film Festival 2018 / Photo: © Daniel Pook (2018)“Have some fuckin' concrete and harden up.” - Director Warwick Thornton's Australian western Sweet Country is all about depicting the 1920's Northern Territory frontier as tough and unforgiving as it was - especially so for Aboriginals who were generally suppressed by white men.

Making audiences feel uncomfortable as a mean to let them rediscover true beauty outside their comfort zone is not the only great advice Mr. Thornton shared with us in our Sundance Film Festival interview. Aside from valuable tips for students on how to get the most out of film school, he also sheds some light on an international secret society of old ladies with free passes to every film festival in the world...

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