Only the Brave


1h 2m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Alex and her best friend Vicki are both Greek-Australian; they hang out with a gang of party-girl pyromaniacs. Longing to escape the harsh chaos of her surroundings and to find the mother that abandoned her when she was a child, Alex plans to go to Sydney with Vicki. Amid the travails and the dismal

Film Details

Release Date
1995
Production Company
Australian Film Commission (AFC); Independent Filmmakers Fund Of Film Victoria; Pickpocket Production
Distribution Company
First Run Features

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 2m

Synopsis

Alex and her best friend Vicki are both Greek-Australian; they hang out with a gang of party-girl pyromaniacs. Longing to escape the harsh chaos of her surroundings and to find the mother that abandoned her when she was a child, Alex plans to go to Sydney with Vicki. Amid the travails and the dismal drama of her high school, Alex comes to realize her emerging attraction for Vicki, and to her teacher.

Film Details

Release Date
1995
Production Company
Australian Film Commission (AFC); Independent Filmmakers Fund Of Film Victoria; Pickpocket Production
Distribution Company
First Run Features

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 2m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1994 Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for best short fiction film.

Released in United States May 5, 1995

Released in United States Spring May 5, 1995

Shown at Berlin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival November 8-15, 1995.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 30 - April 9, 1995.

Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, FL September 29 - October 8, 1995.

Shown at London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival March 18-31, 1995.

Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 17 - April 2, 1995.

Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 9-19, 1994.

Shown at Venice Film Festival September 1-12, 1994.

Shown at Verzaubert '95: 5th Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Munich and Cologne, Germany November 19-29, 1995.

16mm

color

Released in United States May 5, 1995 (New York City)

Released in United States Spring May 5, 1995