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The Kiss

Directed by Ashlee Page
Australia, 2010
Short, Drama


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.

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The Kiss Directed by Ashlee Page

Awards & Festivals

Sydney Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Dendy Award for Australian Short Films

Melbourne International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Emerging Australian Filmmaker Award

AACTA International Awards

2010 | 2 wins including: Best Short Fiction Film

2010 | Nominee: Best Screenplay in a Short Film

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