The Kiss
North American Premiere

The Kiss

Shorts in Competition: Narrative
| Australia | 16 MINUTES | English
Drama, Female Director(s)

Fueled by alcohol and hormones, 16-year-old friends Aimee and Steph take a reckless swim in a fire water tank to escape the stifling heat on a hot summer night. A moment of intimacy segues into unimaginable panic when they discover the ladder out is just beyond their grasp.

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Ashlee Page and Ashlee Page
ASHLEE PAGE spent five years backpacking the world before taking root in Adelaide Hills and building her filmmaking skills. She has a BA in screen studies, runs a DVD authoring business, and works as a film lecturer. The Kiss is her first funded film as writer/director and her first project with producer Sonya Humphrey.
Primary Cast
Nicole Gulasekharam, Briony Kent
Ashlee Page
Sonya Humphrey
Ashlee Page
Denise Haratzis
Director of Photography
Nick Matthews
Production Designer
Rita Zanchetta

Sales Contact
Olivier Heitz
Premium Films
Paris, 75003
Phone: +
Director's Agent
Jennifer Naughton
RGM Artist Group Pty Ltd
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Phone: +
Sonya Humphrey
Sacred Cow Films
Prospect East, SA 5082
Phone: +61.416.16.46.46


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