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  • Director

    Gabrielle Brady

  • Starring

    Poh Lin Lee

  • Certificate

    15

  • Run Time

    94 mins

  • Release Year

    2018

  • Country of Origin

    Germany, UK, Australia

  • Language

    English, French, Farsi, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese

  • Director of Photography: Michael Latham

  • Editor: Katharina Fiedler

  • Produced by: Alexander Wadouh, Samm Haillay, Alex Kelly, Gizem Acarla, Gabrielle Brady

  • Music: Aaron Cupples

  • Screenplay by: Gabrielle Brady

  • Sound Production: Leo Dolgan

UK PREMIERE

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

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Christmas Island is famous for one of the largest annual land migrations – that of forty million red crabs scurrying to the sea. It also houses a high-security detention facility, in which those seeking asylum in Australia are detained indefinitely. This stunning first feature by Gabrielle Brady follows trauma counsellor Poh Lin as she attempts to support detainees and explores the island’s terrain, its violent past and its inescapable present.

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