MONDAY 18 - 21H
Director : Gaylene Preston
New-Zealand /2003 /95 mins /35mm /colour /drama

Cast : Rachael Blake,Sam Neill,Joel Tobeck

When Melanie goes home with a handsome stranger she met in a pub and is captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’ – a rundown shack on a desert island. But when seduction becomes deception and passion becomes possession, Melanie realises that she has been kidnapped. Torn between fear and desire, Melanie must escape, but her ardent admirer has other plans.

Official selection Melbourne Film Festival 2003
Official selection Créteil Film Festival 2004

OPENING FILM - Introduced by Rachael Blake