2013 australian film
Blinder is a 2013 australian sports drama film directed by Richard Gray and starring Oliver Ackland, Rose McIver, Anna Hutchison and Jack Thompson. The movie is an australian rules football drama set predominately in Torquay, Victoria. The film is about Tom Dunn, an aspiring football star topology who fled Australia following a scandal. Dunn returns to Australia to restore his reputation .

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The Torquay Tigers are a successful team play in the Bellarine Football League. Their coach Charlie “ Chang ” Hyde has guided the team into their first Grand Final in seven years. There is speak that the team ‘s best three players, Dunn, Mortimer and Regan, may get drafted by one or more american federation of labor clubs. On the evening of the peer the coach drops ace player Tom Dunn for poor people attitude. The club is successful and wins the flag. Dunn feels left out of the celebrations and strikes up a friendship with Rose Walton. Rose ‘s younger sister Sammy, ( McIver ) is character of the teams support staff by carrying water for the players.

The trace year, Torquay again plays off for the Grand Final and manage a come from behind gain. At the after match celebration party, young Sammy had under aged sex with Mortimer. Dunn who had been told by Rose to look out for her baby was drugged by a spike drink and passes out. The local newspaper publishes photos of the night with of the away of control party and the team goes from heroes to zeros overnight. The scandal the follows rips the team apart with Dunn leaving for America. alone Regan gets drafted, the other two did n’t because the major league clubs did n’t want to be caught up in the scandal. Ten years late Chang collapses and dies while addressing the players during a match on the eve of the finals, Dunn returns from America for the funeral and to face his demons, the girlfriend who scorns him and his best acquaintance. Feeling uneasy about being in his hometown after many years, Dunn realize that the townfolk have n’t forgotten him or the scandal. Rose had moved on and married and still had bitterness towards him. Regan, whose football career was ruined by injury had returned to be Changs ‘s adjunct. Encouraged to take over the team, he asks Dunn and Mortimer to assist him as he coaches the team into the finals.

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product and passing [edit ]

The film was scheduled to have a 10-week shoot beginning 20 February 2012 in Torquay, Victoria, Australia, before moving to Boston, Massachusetts, US. [ 1 ] well Go USA released Blinder in US theaters and on digital HD simultaneously on 7 November 2014. [ 2 ]

reception [edit ]

Blinder was not a commercial success, taking $ 47,394 on its opening weekend. The movie was shown on 99 screens, giving it an average of $ 478 per screen.

The film was negatively reviewed by critics. SBS critic Don Groves gave the film 2 stars out of 5, saying it was “ an uninspiring, B-grade campaign ”. [ 3 ] Film critic Luke Buckmaster, writing for Crikey, said, “ Without a trace of self-awareness, Blinder stakes its claim as one of the most perverse twists on sports movie conventions you will ever see, seriously inviting the audience to join the on field ‘excitement ‘ and — wait for it — to egg on distrust sex offenders. ” [ 4 ]

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