Little does he know, Peter’s life is just about to take a different direction when Hope steps off the train.
An Aboriginal worker from the stolen generation now finds himself living as a recluse in the middle of the desert. The issues from his work as a juvenile justice worker has impacted his life to the point where he has lost everything. He is battling his demons and believes he is of no value and wants to die alone drinking and trying to paint his Masterpiece. Little does he know, his life is just about to take a different direction when Hope steps off the train.
“The contrasting Masterpiece, while a thriller set in a remote location, is at the same time both lyrical and richly layered. Telling a story of Aboriginal trauma and resilience at a time of potential change, hope emerges with the realisation that the “masterpiece” is not a painting but rather the immediate image as it is reflected in a mirror.”
– Vanessa Cartwright, South Sydney Herald, 2015
Also a part of the DURATIONAL PERFORMANCES: Thurs 2nd Dec, Sat 4th Dec & Sun 5th Dec from 2 pm.
Content warning: *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this trilogy contains adult themes, references to deaths in custody of First Nations people and some coarse language.
Written, Directed & Produced by Glenn Shea
Produced by Tessa Spooner
Performed by Leroy Parsons, Melodie Reynolds-Diarra and Norbert Williams
Narration by Uncle Jack Charles
Image by (c) Norbert Williams 2021