THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE is one of 10 films made for THE VOICES PROJECT, an innovative multi-platform program exploring writing for theatre and film from the Australian Theatre for Young People, devised by THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE producer Dan Prichard. You can see all 9 of the other films below.
THIS FERAL LIFE
Mia wants to drink more. Dance more. Sleep more. But could there be more to life than this?
Starring Airlie Dodds, directed by Melissa Anastasi and written by Melissa and Julia-Rose Lewis from Julia-Rose’s original monologue for stage, THIS FERAL LIFE is a lyrical, meditative look at life, loss and longing in a small country Australian town. See http://thisferallife.com
In a local support group, Louise shares a darkly comic perspective on what’s it like to be a teenage girl with Crohn’s Disease. Sometimes it’s easier to reveal yourself to strangers.
Directed by Martha Goddard, starring Emma Campbell, written by Carolyn Burns.
After a night with the girl of his dreams, Michael has a story to tell. And a favour to ask. Written by Georgia Symons.
Directed by James Hartley and James Shepherd. Starring Claudio Trovato.
16 year old Adam cruelly teases a classmate. When he seeks her out to apologise, she has quite different plans for him. Years later, the memory of this event comes back to haunt Adam.
Directed by Damien Power from the original monologue by Jessica Bellamy. Starring Ben James and Mia Morrissey.
A night out with best friends ends in tragedy, recriminations and a terrible secret. Can you save a friendship with a lie?
Directed by Damien Power from the original monologue by Joanna Erksine. Starring Meegan Warner and Lucy Coleman.
Sam puts everything into his work. Everything.
Tom Stokes stars, Stephen McCallum directs, from a monologue by Brooke Robinson.
BOOT: THE MONOLOGUE
Dana has learned to be silent. She doesn’t want to talk about that night. But when her best friend lies about the tragic accident, she decides she has something to say.
Laura Hopkinson performs the monologue BOOT, by playwright Joanna Erskine, directed by Laura Scrivano. The piece was later adapted by Joanna, working with Damien Power, for the film BOOT.
A moment’s reflection opens up a past secret love.
Directed by Laura Scrivano, Sam O’Sullivan performs an original monologue by Jessica Bellamy, the inspiration for the film BAT EYES.
10 actors, one rainy day, one city. What better way of kicking off a monologue project off than with the greatest monologue of them all?
Directed by Damien Power