2007 / 83 mins
The Adelaide Film Festival / Rising Sun Pictures/ Smoking Gun Productions/Horrorshow
Synopsis - Told in real time, BOXING DAY documents the minute by minute events across the course of an afternoon in the life of Chris Sykes - a recovering alcoholic and estranged father. Living alone on home detention, Chris is preparing Christmas lunch for his family when an old friend turns up at his doorstep and reveals a disturbing truth. When his daughter, his wife and her new boyfriend finally arrive, the situation slowly and inevitability escalates and we are drawn into the compelling story of a desperate father who finally exposes the dark and disturbing secret that has torn his family apart.
Director / Cinematographer - Kriv Stenders
DIRECTOR FINDERS AWARD - Australian Director's Guild 2007
LOUVE D'OR - BEST ACTOR / RICHARD GREEN - Montreal Festival Du Nouveau Cinema 2007