Making Occupation: Filmmaker Robin Summons writes about his gripping new short

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Robin Summons on the set of Occupation

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Cinema Australia is proud to stream Robin Summons’ Occupation – a new short film about a therapist who is unable to leave her workplace where she helps abusive men.

Here, Summons writes exclusively for Cinema Australia about the making of his gripping, thought-provoking film.

Article by Robin Summons

Independent films commonly stem from a filmmaker’s concerns and obsessions. They can also be dictated by the filmmakers most recent output. The filmmaker may want to explore something completely different, ashamed of their last film or simply bored with a subject and approach. They might want to hone in further on a theme, kind of character, world, or technique. Occupation was very much a reaction to the last film I’d made.

Having most recently made…

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