Judy & Punch

Director: Mirrah Foulkes 2019 105 Minutes Ages 15+
Judy & Punch Thu 03 Oct
04:00pm 105mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA
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Judy & Punch Thu 03 Oct
05:45pm 105mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA
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Judy & Punch Fri 11 Oct
08:30pm 105mins Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo
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Mia Wasikowska and Damon Herriman deliver extraordinary performances in the debut feature film by Mirrah Foulkes.

In this striking dark comedy, set in the peculiar, turbulent 17th-century town of Seaside (notably nowhere near the sea), Wasikowska and Herriman play the eponymous Judy and Punch — married puppeteers who hope their act will get them out of their backwater town and finally bring them fame and fortune. Judy & Punch is a feminist reworking of the classic tale, one that smartly unpacks casual acceptance of male aggression and the punitive mentality of mob rule. Foulkes intertwines theatrical style with François Tétaz’s distinctive score.


Classification:Ages 15+
Director:Mirrah Foulkes
Producer:Michele Bennett, Nash Edgerton, Danny Gabai
Cast:Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman, Tom Budge
Script:Mirrah Foulkes
Program strand:Features
Rights:Madman Entertainment