Pops is more than a little crazy and always more than happy to stretch a story. When a sleepy bedtime tale for the grand-kids turns into a frightening anti-fairy warning, Mum decides he’s finally gone too far. But could there be some truth in his tale?
Charlie Orten is winning at life. He’s got the lavish dinner lifestyle, the beautiful girl hanging off his every word, Japanese waiter practically kissing his feet and most importantly – his pride. Or so he thinks.
As a child Omid is forced to flee his homeland due to political unrest and his father’s revolutionary poetry for freedom. To survive and endure the consequences of mandatory detention and deportation from Australia Omid trusts in the wisdom of the great poets and his father’s words to avoid internal surrender. From the depths of political exclusion an artist is born.
After a young boy accidently shoots a stranger with his father’s gun, it is left to the nonchalant townsfolk to cover it up as quickly as possible so they can get back to whatever it was that they were doing before..