Sydney and Melbourne Lift-Off Film Festival 2023 - Network Round Features

Saturday 23rd December - Tuesday 2nd January


Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter
Dir. Rebecca Halpern
Logline: Charlie Trotter revolutionized American cuisine but his quest for excellence cost him everything. Featuring Grant Achatz, Emeril Lagasse, and Wolfgang Puck.


The Last Song
Dir. James Brough
Logline: The Last Song paints a poignant portrait of an Aboriginal Elder in the Pilbara, North Western Australia, Stephen Stewart known as Number 2 life unfolds like a living chronicle of the region's history. This centenarian, a revered cultural singer and lore keeper, has seamlessly traversed the pages of time. Number 2's journey is a rich tapestry woven with experiences as a stockman, a champion jockey and a soldier. His journey encapsulates the very essence of Australia's past.


Karkas Heroes of Old
Dir. Jerónimo Cabrera
Logline: The heroes of yesteryear and the new generations directed by Bruno Guay, draw up a plan against the Multi-Nazian Corporation chaired by Mister Master, the cause of all the ills of society, to recover the balance and welfare state


Switched at Death (Film)
Dir. David Merry
Logline: After his wife kicks him out, a self-centered computer analyst moves into the retirement home of the only person he hasn't pissed off, his wife's grandma. As he starts learning how to play well with others, he uncovers a sinister enterprise, forcing him to try and save his marriage and his new friends without getting himself killed.

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