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Adaptation of Dead Europe Christos Tsiolkas , 2005 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Dead Europe
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'Isaac, a Greek Australian in his late 20s, spirals out of control when he's forced to confront his own family's cursed legacy on his first trip to Europe - with the continent's haunted past and troubled present pressing in on him.'

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Theorising Film Festivals as Distributors and Investigating the Post-Festival Distribution of Australian Films Lauren Carroll Harris , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Studies in Australasian Cinema , vol. 11 no. 2 2017; (p. 46-58)

This paper theorises film festivals as distribution circuits, positioning film festivals in the broader cinema ecology to assess their role in delivering local films to local audiences. Recasting current research trends into film festivals through the lens of distribution enables us to see how festivals function as more than another exhibition screen - as a type of distributor. I offer a case study of Sydney Film Festival to explore the following research questions: What is the distributive function and nature of film festivals for Australian films? What happens to local titles following their festival runs? How can we explain the gap between Australian films' continued popularity at film festivals and their continued under-performance in the rest of the marketplace? In answering these questions, this article demonstrates how film festivals have become crucial to both the Australian film industry and the cinema industry at large over the last 10 years, to the point that they have almost replaced the art-house circuit and come to provide an essential, highly specialised distribution channel for small to medium budget films. For this reason, I argue that material and economic drivers are as essential to the current boon in film festivals as cultural ones, and that the film festival circuit has not been able to address the problem of distribution for auteurist, independent and art cinema in an age of digitisation. I present evidence that localises, concretises and specifies festival research, suggesting the major festivals in Australia are an increasingly discrete and self-contained distribution sector within the wider cinema ecology, which has significant implications for theorisations of festivals as feeders for theatrical circuits.

Literary Translations : From Novel to Film, from Australia to Europe Lynda Ng , 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 28 no. 2 2014; (p. 491-501)
'In an interview, producer Emile Sherman and script writer Louise Fox talked about the process of adapting Dead Europe to the big screen. Sherman shared that novels are very different from films, and often very good novels–literary novels–don't make good films because films essentially need story. However, in the case of Dead Europe, he felt like it was making a really quite bold statement about how the past is so pressed against the present, and what lies beneath the surface of contemporary Europe, and on the fringes of contemporary Europe. He thought that finding something that is a little bit extraordinary is the key.' (Publication summary)
Noted : Dead Europe Catherine Ford , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , November no. 84 2012; (p. 65)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Shifting the Curse Sandra Hall , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 November 2012; (p. 14)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Heist Movie with Heart David Stratton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 November 2012; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Adaptation Needs Resuscitation Jake Wilson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 November 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Heist Movie with Heart David Stratton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 November 2012; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Shifting the Curse Sandra Hall , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 November 2012; (p. 14)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
Noted : Dead Europe Catherine Ford , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , November no. 84 2012; (p. 65)

— Review of Dead Europe Louise Fox , 2012 single work film/TV
The Reel Deal : Married Couple in Battle for Film Festival's $60,000 Garry Maddox , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10 May 2012; (p. 3)
The Premiere State goes Local Michael Bodey , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 10 May 2012; (p. 16)
Strong Selection for Second AACTA Awards Michael Bodey , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 August 2012; (p. 15)
The Best of 2012 Australian Art : Film Adrian Martin , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Monthly , October no. 83 2012; (p. 65-66)
Ghost Story Stephen Fitzpatrick , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 November 2012; (p. 14-15)
Last amended 6 Dec 2013 09:43:27
Settings:
  • Athens,
    c
    Greece,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Paris,
    c
    France,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Budapest,
    c
    Hungary,
    c
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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