In the outer suburbs of Melbourne, seventeen-year-old Leo leads a seemingly typical life. Amidst hanging out with friends, bickering with his Italian family at the dinner table and making out with his girlfriend Monique, Leo guards a secret he’s afraid to confront. As Leo grapples with his growing attraction to his best friend, Boof, and the quiet, introverted boy at school, Tom, he is forced to confront his true desires. Faced with the fear of rejection from those closest to him, Leo must navigate the uncertain waters of acceptance and love.
Sunflower is a hopeful coming of age film filled to the brim with inspiring cinematography and beautiful symbolism.