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'The Little Death is a wickedly funny exploration of the five different lives of five different couples and the five different fetishes that make them, well ... different.'

Source: Screen Australia.

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Works about this Work

Theorising Film Festivals as Distributors and Investigating the Post-Festival Distribution of Australian Films Lauren Carroll Harris , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Studies in Australasian Cinema , vol. 11 no. 2 2017; (p. 46-58)

This paper theorises film festivals as distribution circuits, positioning film festivals in the broader cinema ecology to assess their role in delivering local films to local audiences. Recasting current research trends into film festivals through the lens of distribution enables us to see how festivals function as more than another exhibition screen - as a type of distributor. I offer a case study of Sydney Film Festival to explore the following research questions: What is the distributive function and nature of film festivals for Australian films? What happens to local titles following their festival runs? How can we explain the gap between Australian films' continued popularity at film festivals and their continued under-performance in the rest of the marketplace? In answering these questions, this article demonstrates how film festivals have become crucial to both the Australian film industry and the cinema industry at large over the last 10 years, to the point that they have almost replaced the art-house circuit and come to provide an essential, highly specialised distribution channel for small to medium budget films. For this reason, I argue that material and economic drivers are as essential to the current boon in film festivals as cultural ones, and that the film festival circuit has not been able to address the problem of distribution for auteurist, independent and art cinema in an age of digitisation. I present evidence that localises, concretises and specifies festival research, suggesting the major festivals in Australia are an increasingly discrete and self-contained distribution sector within the wider cinema ecology, which has significant implications for theorisations of festivals as feeders for theatrical circuits.

Little Death Springs to Life in New Versions Michael Bodey , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 September 2015; (p. 15)
SA Film Industry Leaves Interstate Rivals Reeling Penelope Debelle , Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 December 2014; (p. 27)
Why Aussie Films are Being Given the Flick Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 October 2014; (p. 25)
Aussie Films Flop Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 1 October 2014; (p. 17)
No Crime in Revealing the Climax Michael Bodey , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 September 2014; (p. 13)

— Review of The Little Death Josh Lawson 2014 single work film/TV
Erotic Farce Gets Marks for Effort Sandra Hall , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 21 September 2014; (p. 13) The Sunday Age , 21 September 2014; (p. 19)

— Review of The Little Death Josh Lawson 2014 single work film/TV
An Expiry Date Movie Leigh Paatsch , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 September 2014; (p. 32)

— Review of The Little Death Josh Lawson 2014 single work film/TV
Comedy of Love Never Runs Smoothly Jake Wilson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 September 2014; (p. 31)

— Review of The Little Death Josh Lawson 2014 single work film/TV
Lawson's Sex Romp a Little Strained Jake Wilson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 September 2014; (p. 31)

— Review of The Little Death Josh Lawson 2014 single work film/TV
Virgin Director Turns to Sex to Make a Real Original Leesha McKenny , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 August 2013; (p. 19)
Aussies Storm Festival Stage 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9 September 2014; (p. 20)
Lawson Comes Home to Brissie with Kinky New Movie Stephanie Bennett , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 September 2014; (p. 10)
Let's Talk About Sex With Josh Vicky Roach (interviewer), 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 25 September 2014; (p. 47)
Aussie Films Flop Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 1 October 2014; (p. 17)

Awards

2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Film Award Feature Film - Original
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