SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL – STANDING UP FOR SUNNY

Rating: CTC
Length: 117 mins
Session Times (click preferred session time to book):
Sun 16th Jun:

Mitte, who has cerebral palsy in real life, gives a winning performance as Travis, a young man living in a ramshackle Sydney rental whose disability contributes to his social isolation and anger management issues. When he loses his maintenance job after lashing out at bullies, Travis ends up in a pub, where he puts his withering sarcasm to good use defending Sunny a reluctant up and comer on the comedy circuit from a sexist heckler. Soon Mike (Sam Reid), the pub’s owner and Sunny’s overbearing boyfriend, hires Travis to help train Sunny in the art of the comeback, and naturally sparks ensue along with romance and laughs aplenty. Standing Up for Sunny is a lively comedy with plenty to say about living with disability and discrimination.

Screens with short film Prone to the Drone.

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Official Trailer