Born: Established: Johannesburg,
Following his arrival in Australia, Tony Krawitz studied at the University of Technology, Sydney and then studied directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School. His short film Unit #52 was screened at Cannes in 2003 as part of the Director's Fortnight and his short- feature Jewboy was selected for screening at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.
Krawitz has also directed music videos and commercials and worked as a taxi driver.
'Isaac, a Greek Australian in his late 20s, spirals out of control when he's forced to confront his own family's cursed legacy on his first trip to Europe - with the continent's haunted past and troubled present pressing in on him.'
Source: Inside Film website
'When Cameron Doomadgee was found dead in the Palm Island police station, his injuries were like those of someone who’d been in a fatal car crash. The police claimed he had tripped on a step. The Palm Islanders rioted and burnt down the police station. The subsequent trial of Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley – who had been decorated for his work in Aboriginal communities – made headlines day after day, shadowed by Queensland police threatening to strike.'
'The Tall Man tells the gripping story of the trial, of the complex Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley, and of the Doomadgee family as they struggle to understand what happened to their brother. ' (Source: Madman.com.au)