Ratbag

2022 | Australia | 9 mins | 1.85:1
Genre: Drama | Comedy
Themes: Human Rights | Teens | BIPOC
Language: English, with Closed Captioning available

Synopsis: School troublemaker Kyle spends another day in detention waiting for a dressing-down from the elusive headmaster. Kyle bides his time by engaging in small acts of rebellion, prolonging his punishment – but one final act of rebellion means Kyle has the last laugh.

Trailer

Cast

Kyle – Timothy Lino
Teacher – Petula Clark
Girl – Ruby Clarke-Davies
Boy – Ethan Symon
Mr Jones – Greg Fleet

Crew

Director – Andrew Kavanagh
Writer – Andrew Kavanagh
Producer – Dianna La Grassa
Cinematographer – Liam Gilmour
Production Design – Tim Disney
Editor – Dominic Giuca
Sound Design – Liam Brimbal

Festival Screenings & Awards

Sydney Film Festival 2023 (Australia)
Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Awards 2024 (Australia) – Nominee: Short Film Production of the Year