Swell

2023 | Australia | 9 mins | 4:3
Genre: Drama
Themes: Mental Health | Family | Relationships
Language: English, with Closed Captioning available

Synopsis: Struggling with anxiety and depression, high school student April, with the guidance of her grandfather, begins a journey to understand her mental health and reconnect with her emotionally distant mother.

Cast

Cast:
April – Olivia King
Mother – Kate Bonney
Pa – Nick Buckland

Crew

Director – Marcus McKenzie
Writer – Marcus McKenzie in collaboration with Bus Stop Films students
Producer – Dianna La Grassa
Cinematographer – Michael Tessari
Production Designer – Riley Fraser-Water
Editor – Daniel Principe
Sound Designer – Daniel Principe
Composer – Adi Goldstein