Friday, April 12, 2024

Sneak peek at new Aussie gay film, Lonesome

What happens when Casey, a young Aussie country guy on the run from a small-town scandal, tries to rebuild his life in the big city, Sydney — Australia’s cultural and queer capital.

When he meets Tib, a street-smart city boy struggling with his own scars of isolation, both men discover an emotional and sexual connection that they have been missing. But can their relationship work? Both men find something they have been missing but neither of them knows quite how to negotiate it. Is it love or just sex?

Lonesome is a new feature film by award-winning Australian director Craig Boreham, exploring sexuality, loneliness and isolation in a world that has never been more connected.

Boreham directed and produced the film alongside producers Ben Ferris and Ulysses Oliver of Breathless Films, and Dean Francis of JJ Splice Films who was also the film’s Director of Photography. With executive producer Paul Struthers and associate producer David Libter.

Starring emerging talent Josh Lavery and Daniel Gabriel, with former out football great Ian Roberts (Superman Returns, Fantasy Island) and veteran Aussie actor Anni Finsterer (Sweet Country, Wentworth), Lonesome comes to theaters and digital after a successful festival release playing of 50 worldwide including Frameline, NewFest, Seattle IFF, and Provincetown.

Lonesome is in theaters February 17, 2023 from Dark Star Pictures. An On Demand and Digital release will follow March 7, 2023.

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