The Missing Key

The Missing Key

The Missing Key
Australia, 2011, 30 Minute Running Time
Topics: Animation, Dance/Music, Family Friendly
Language: English

In a gloriously imagined 1920s world inhabited by people who have gramophones for heads, young composer Hero Wasabi has left Japan to study musical composition in Venice, accompanied by his oboe-playing cat Jacuzzi. A student of the terrifying Madame Zero, Hero struggles towards his dream of winning the Abacus Scroll. But a campaign of dirty tricks conspire to destroy all the competition and Hero must find it in his heart to be true to who he is.

DIRECTOR: Jonathan Nix
Producer: Jonathan Nix, Garth Nix, Anna McFarlane
Editor: Jeremy Parker
Screenwriter: Jonathan Nix
Music: Miles Nicholas, Jonathan Nix, Kathryn Brownhill


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Short Stories from Down Under   

Short Stories from Down Under
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With 30 short films in this year’s Festival, Australia is at the forefront of quality short form storytelling among the nations of the world. With a remarkably diverse wealth of gifted young filmmaking talent to call upon, and a rich trove of characters to share and stories to tell, the land down un... more



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