Ajyal Film Festival 2022

All Films

Shark

Ajyal Competition, Ajyal at Vox

Nash Edgerton / Short Narrative / Australia / 2021 / 14 min / Colour / DCP
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Comedy
MENA Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.

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Synopsis

Completing the trilogy of dark comedy shorts that began with ‘Spider’ and ‘Bear’, Nash Edgerton’s ‘Shark’ explores the relationship of a rambunctious young couple. Jack, a serial prankster, finds his perfect match in the equally daring Rose. But the pair’s constant quest to outdo each other in the name of comedy leads them to some very troubled waters for both of them in this whimsical short with a bit of bite.

About the Directors

Nash Edgerton is a true multi-hyphenate. He is a writer, director, producer, stuntman, actor, and editor. He has directed nine multi-award-winning short films and music videos for artists such as Bob Dylan, Brandon Flowers, Empire Of The Sun, Ben Lee and Eskimo Joe. His feature films include 'The Square', an Australian film noir and the US action caper 'Gringo', starring David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, and Joel Edgerton. In television, he has directed all three seasons of the highly acclaimed FX series 'Mr Inbetween'.

Credits

Director
Nash Edgerton
Screenwriter
Nash Edgerton, David Michôd
Producer
Michele Bennett
Editor
David Whittaker
Production Designer
Claire Granville
Executive Producer
Nash Edgerton, Lucia Nicolai, Marcello Paolillo
Co-Producer
Madeleine Levins, Nash Edgerton, Rose Byrne
Music
Ben Lee
Cinematographer
Aaron McLisky
Production Company
Blue-Tongue Films
Sound
Robert Mackenzie
Distributor
Salaud Morisset
Cast
Nash Edgerton, Rose Byrne, Natalie Tran, Madeleine Levins, Timothy Walker

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