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Don't Tell is a 2017 Australian drama film directed by Tori Garrett and starring Jack Thompson, Aden Young and Sara West.[1] The Missy Higgins song "Torchlight" was composed for the film.

Don't Tell
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Theatrical film poster
Directed byTori Garrett
Produced byScott Corfield
Screenplay byAnne Brooksbank
Ursula Cleary
James Greville
StarringJack Thompson
Aden Young
Sara West
Rachel Griffiths
Music byBryony Marks
CinematographyMark Wareham
Edited byPeter Carrodus
Release date
18 May 2017
Running time
110 minutes
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

Plot synopsisEdit

Don't Tell is based on the true story of Lyndal, a young woman who had been sexually abused at a prestigious private school and, with the help of a determined lawyer, sued the powerful church that denied her abuse for 10 years.

CastEdit

ReceptionEdit

Don't Tell was met with positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes it has an approval rating of 80% based on reviews from 10 critics.[2]

AccoladesEdit

Award Category Subject Result
AACTA Awards
(7th)
Best Adapted Screenplay Anne Brooksbank Nominated
Ursula Cleary Nominated
James Greville Nominated
Best Actress Sara West Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Jack Thompson Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Jacqueline McKenzie Nominated
ADG Award Best Direction in a Feature Film Tori Garrett Nominated
AFCA Awards Best Film Scott Corfield Nominated
Best Screenplay Anne Brooksbank Nominated
Ursula Cleary Nominated
James Greville Nominated
Best Actress Sara West Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Jack Thompson Won
Best Supporting Actress Jacqueline McKenzie Nominated
ASE Award Best Editing in a Feature Film Peter Carrodus Nominated
FCCA Awards Best Screenplay Anne Brooksbank Nominated
Ursula Cleary Nominated
James Greville Nominated
Best Actress Sara West Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Jack Thompson Nominated
Aden Young Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Jacqueline McKenzie Nominated
Newport Beach Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film Won

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Don't Tell — a gripping courtroom drama".
  2. ^ "Don't Tell (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on 29 December 2017.

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