Based on the book Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas, Head On is a headlong rush through 24 hours in the life of a restless young man who is struggling to find himself amid the conflicts of his heritage, his sexuality, and his familiy’s expectations.
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Existential musings of a hedonistic boy through a night journey in an Australian city, his definitive realization that his life is his own,and nothing can come between - not his strict cultural upbringing, definitely not the double jeopardy imposed upon his being gay and foreign. The film's unrelenting depiction of sexuality and alienation is triumphantly presented by the sensitive direction and truthful performances