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BLIGHT

Perun Bonser | australia | 2017 | 12 MIN | 14A

Sunday 22 October 2017 | 12:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
International Premiere

Screening as part of From the Fox to the Possum

Set in the early 20th century on Australia’s western frontier, a police constable hunts down a band of supposed criminals aided by a young, Indigenous female tracker. When the constable is severely injured, the tracker must use all of her skills to outwit and defeat a seemingly unstoppable foe.

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Perun Bonser (Ngarlama/Bunuba) is from Broome, Northern Western Australia and trained as a professional dancer. Since ending his dancing career, Perun has written and directed a number of short documentaries. Blight is his first narrative drama.