Apocalypse Films’ debut feature film, The Independent, is now available online. Australia’s preeminent film reviewing couple, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton called the film “Charming… poignant… brave”.
Co-Written and Directed by Andrew O’Keefe and John Studley, produced by Jim Xyga, The Independent at screened at 30 cinemas throughout Australia for up to six weeks at some cinemas during the 2008 Australian Federal Election.
The critical response to the mockumentary comedy was mostly positive with many reviews singling out Lee Mason’s performance as Marty Browning as the loveable but troubled political candidate.
What reviewers said:
“A gem in the Australian comedy landscape”. Film Ink.
“Satirically humorous and with some depth, intelligently realized.” Cinephilia.