Director: Justin Kurzel
Writer: Justin Kurzel
Cast: Arlan Fahey-Leigh, Sianoa Smit
Awards: Best Short Film, Melbourne International Film Festival 2004
Duration: 7 minutes
On the fringes of a housing estate a girl seduces a boy with a secret she will only share in exchange for his love. When the boy fails to honour the pact, what he holds close is threatened by the girl’s desire for revenge.
‘Blue Tongue’ was the first Australian short film to be selected for Critics Week at the Cannes International Film Festival (2005).