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Joe Cinque’s Consolation

In 1997, law student Anu Singh drugs and kills her boyfriend with an overdose of heroin after months of telling people she plans to kill herself...

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Joe Cinque’s Consolation

Thriller, Drama

In 1997, law student Anu Singh drugs and kills her boyfriend with an overdose of heroin after months of telling people she plans to kill herself and him. This psychological crime drama is the re-telling of the real events based on Helen Garner’s book.

Details

  • Sotiris Dounoukos
  • Maggie Naouri
    Jerome Meyer
    Sacha Joseph
  • Australia
  • English
    Italian
  • 97 Mins
  • 2016

Accolades

Toronto International Film Festival, 2016

Discovery Award

Critics

The Hollywood Reporter

“…One of Australia's most infamous true crimes comes in for its close-up in director Sotiris Dounoukos' first feature…”

Trivia

Director Sotiris Dounoukos was an Australian National University law student at the same as time as Singh, and knew both Singh and Cinque. For the film, he spoke to Joe’s still-grieving parents, Nino and Maria. – The Guardian