Nominated for Best Picture at the 2005 AFI awards, OYSTER FARMER, written and directed by Anna Reeves world premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was one of the highest grossing independent films at the Australian box office. The film launched Alex O’Loughlin’s career and stars Jack Thompson, Kerry Armstrong and David Field and is set on the beautiful Hawkesbury River outside Sydney. Notably OYSTER FARMER was selected as the opening film for the Commonwealth film festival.
Released June 2005
‘A remarkably assured debut for writer/director Anna Reeves, whose characters have enough grit to turn an oyster into a pearl… The best Australian film of the year’