Celia – 1989 – Ann Turner – The Last New Wave

Ann Turner’s 1989 horror/drama Celia is a film that has almost been lost to time. It’s a powerful film that stars Rebecca Smart in the titular role of Celia, a young girl who is questioning her place in the world after the death of her grandmother. Touching on themes of communism, politics and the desire to own a rabbit, Celia is a brilliant film that is crying out for rediscovery. With thanks to guest hosts David Hart from Pop Culture Case Study and Anya Novak from AnyaWrites.com and Daily Grindhouse, the film is covered in great detail. Even if you haven’t seen the film, I highly recommend giving this one a listen.

Make sure to follow David on Twitter and support him on Patreon.

Follow Anya on Twitter here and check out her writing here.

For more information on the NFSA as discussed at the beginning of this episode, head over to their website here.

Support us on Patreon here Become a Patron!

Head over to Ozflix to watch great Australian films.

Follow The Last New Wave on Facebook and Twitter. Feel free to leave us a review on iTunes here. Subscribe to the RSS feed for The Last New Wave here.

Listen to AB Film Review here. Follow ABFilmReview on Twitter or Facebook at ABFilmReview, or on Following Films. Read written reviews and see other episodes on www.ABFilmReview.com.

Join our Facebook group to discuss anything we’ve covered here on AB Film Review or on The Last New Wave here.

Listen/Subscribe on Android
Listen/Subscribe on Google Play
Listen/Subscribe on iTunes
Listen/Subscribe on Stitcher
Download the mp3

Andrew has been a film lover all of his life. For a while now he's been talking about how great films are and usually that's been directly to his wife, Bernadette. Now with AB Film Review everyone else in the world can listen to what Andrew has to say to his wife. Bernadette grew up renting videos from a Plains Video. She mostly hired out Cry Baby and wore the tape thin learning the lines to the John Waters classic. After a series of arguments in the car ride home with her husband, Andrew, the two decided to record their arguments and launch them into the world for everyone to listen to.