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Standing Up For Sunny

Standing Up For Sunny

2019Films Comedy/Romance1 h 45 mins
When Travis, a self-isolated recluse with low-grade cerebral palsy and anger management issues falls for Sunny, an unassuming comedian, he must take the stage to show his true self and win her love.
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Standing Up For Sunny

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Standing Up For Sunny

Standing Up For Sunny

2019Films Comedy/Romance1 h 45 mins
Next Play on CinemaWorld
Monday, 27 May at 3:35 PM SIN
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Details
Travis is a young man with cerebral palsy, living in a ramshackle Sydney rental. When he loses his maintenance job after lashing out at bullies, Travis ends up in a pub, where he puts his withering sarcasm to good use defending Sunny, a reluctant up-and-comer on the comedy circuit, from a sexist heckler. He is soon after roped into helping the comedian overcome her shyness.
Director
Steven Vidler
Country
Australia
Language
English

Details
Travis is a young man with cerebral palsy, living in a ramshackle Sydney rental. When he loses his maintenance job after lashing out at bullies, Travis ends up in a pub, where he puts his withering sarcasm to good use defending Sunny, a reluctant up-and-comer on the comedy circuit, from a sexist heckler. He is soon after roped into helping the comedian overcome her shyness.
Director
Steven Vidler
Country
Australia
Language
English

Accolades
Standing Up For Sunny
Best Indie Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and television Arts (AACTA) Awards, 2020
Standing Up For Sunny
Standing Up For Sunny
Best Indie Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and television Arts (AACTA) Awards, 2020
Standing Up For Sunny
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Best Indie Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and television Arts (AACTA) Awards, 2020
Standing Up For Sunny

Trivia
RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”) has mild Cerebral Palsy.
Critics
...'So rare to see a film that shines this brightly, so rare to see one that gives people with disabilities the chance to be funny.'
The Curb
...'Tender, clever and very, very funny.'
Cinema Australia

Meet the Cast
R.J Mitte

R.J Mitte

Philippa Northeast

Philippa Northeast

Italia Hunt

Italia Hunt

Meet the Cast
R.J Mitte

R.J Mitte

Philippa Northeast

Philippa Northeast

Italia Hunt

Italia Hunt

Directors

Steven Vidler

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