A Terrible Beauty 18+
South Australian Premiere
In 2064 a robotist's life work is violently questioned when her father destroys her prototype soulmate robot, the life-like replacement for her dead mother. She forges a new experiment on her life partner, Patrick, to understand the nature of love and its inexplicable connection with loss.
Director Sarah-Jane Woulahan | Producer Sally Storey & Anna Kojevnikov | Screenwriter Sarah-Jane Woulahan | Cinematographer Shelley Farthing-Dawe | Editor Florence Mathilde Holmes | Cast Jane Allsop, Robert Menzies, Lachlan Woods, Jan Friedl
Sarah‐Jane Woulahan is an award‐winning director of drama, comedy, music video, documentary and transmedia who is known for her visual flair and original ideas across all genres in moving image.
Sarah-Jane’s short films have screened at festivals South By Southwest, Melbourne International Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Flickerfest, St Kilda Film Festival and Melbourne Comedy Festival and many more.
Sarah-Jane has directed ARIA and MTV nominated music videos for Australia’s most recognized musicians including Silverchair, Missy Higgins, Evermore, The Sleepy Jackson, Little Birdy, Claire Bowditch, Youth Group, Tim Finn and The Living End. She also directed music documentaries for artists including The Go-Betweens and George.
Sarah-Jane is a cross-media auteur and pioneer. She has created numerous multi-platform projects that integrate film, live performance and online interaction in genres that straddle narrative, documentary and comedy. Her comedy series, Forlorn Gaze was nominated for an AFI award for Innovation.