Head On


1h 44m 1998

Brief Synopsis

An 18-year-old young man of Greek heritage turns his back on his culture and takes a wild journey through the inner city world of gay pubs, clubs, cops and Turkish taxi drivers.

Film Details

Also Known As
plein fouet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Endemol Australia; Screen Australia
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Cinemien; Cooperative Nouveau Cinema (Cnc); Palace Films; Pro-Fun Media; Strand Releasing
Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

An 18-year-old young man of Greek heritage turns his back on his culture and takes a wild journey through the inner city world of gay pubs, clubs, cops and Turkish taxi drivers.

Film Details

Also Known As
plein fouet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Endemol Australia; Screen Australia
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Cinemien; Cooperative Nouveau Cinema (Cnc); Palace Films; Pro-Fun Media; Strand Releasing
Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of Best Foreign Feature at OUTFEST '99: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Winner of the Dockers Khakis First Feature Prize at the 1999 San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

Winner of three 1998 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for Best Actor (Dimitriades), Best Supporting Actor (Capsis) and Favorite Australian Film.

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States 2010

Released in United States 2012

Released in United States August 1998

Released in United States July 1999

Released in United States June 1999

Released in United States May 1998

Released in United States September 3, 1999

Released in United States Summer August 13, 1999

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Rosebud) August 16-30, 1998.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.

Shown at OUTFEST '99: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 8-19, 1999.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 13 - June 6, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 20-June 13, 2010.

Feature directorial debut for Ana Kokkinos.

Began shooting August 20, 1997.

Released in United States 1998 (Film had its world premiere at the 1998 Edinburgh International Film Festival.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 20-June 13, 2010.)

Released in United States 2012 (World Cinema)

Released in United States May 1998 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.)

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 1999.)

Released in United States July 1999 (Shown at OUTFEST '99: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 8-19, 1999.)

Released in United States August 1998 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Rosebud) August 16-30, 1998.)

Released in United States Summer August 13, 1999

Completed shooting October 10, 1997.

Released in United States September 3, 1999 (Los Angeles)