Thomson’s Revelation on screen

Spurred by my recent interview with Rupert Thomson, a staff writer for Australia’s Limelight magazine sends word of a preliminary website and brief trailer for the film version of The Book of Revelation.

The screenplay has been adapted by playwright Andrew Bovell & director Ana Kokkinos, who both worked on a film a few years earlier called Head On, also an adaptation of a book (Loaded, by Australian novelist Christos Tsiolkas).

 

The largely Australian cast includes Tom Long, Greta Scacchi (The Player), and Colin Friels.

An ad in the Sydney Film Festival program reportedly features this quote from festival director Lynden Barber: “A powderkeg of a film … boldly provocative, sharply intelligent, beautifully realised – and utterly original.”

The Book of Revelation will be released later this year. (Thanks for the news, Lee.)


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