For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
10 Ratings


Directed by Julius Avery
Australia, 2008
Short, Drama


While attending a party, five bored kids decide to blow something up. A childhood game seals the fate of Nathan, who risks everything after he is bullied, and is forced to make a life and death decision.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Jerrycan Directed by Julius Avery

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Best Short Film

Berlin International Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Best Short Film (Generation)

2009 | Special Mention: Best Short Film (Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk)

Sundance Film Festival

2009 | Honorable Mention: Short Filmmaking Award

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Gold Hugo (Short Film Competition)

Related films