The terrifying confession of a son in front of his father in a dark pub. The director, himself an actor, depicts the truth that lurks in the background behind the two sons and their father with sharp sense of narrative and breathtaking suspense. The stately soundtrack has won high acclaim too.
Galvin moved to Australia 7 years ago, having studied acting at the Malcolm Knight School of Drama in London. After working in the U.K. and Australia as an actor, he decided to pull together his resources to produce 'Brother'. This is Galvin's first film as Director. "Every effort has been made with this film to make a short piece of cinema that is professional in every sense.
Screening / Award history:
Sydney film festival, Cinequest film festival, Tabor film festival, Luciana film festival, Phoenix film festival, Rhode Island film festival, Newport film festival, Seattle film festival, Silver Lake film festival, Beverly Hills film festival, LA Film festival. Awarded Best short film at Beverly Hills and Best Editing at Beverly Hills, Best short-foreign at Silver Lake, ACS highly commended from Australian cinematography society, Best soundtrack at Johnny Dennis awards, The young filmmakers fund by the NSW film and television office of Australia, and selected for 2005 screen producers of Australia Young talent assist scheme.