RECOIL, a.k.a DEAL

RECOIL, a.k.a DEAL is a grainy high-energy 16mm short film produced in the mid 90’s together with Andrew Whelan.

The story was inspired and based on events within Melbourne’s emerging rave-scene during of the early 1990’s. An actual clubbing ‘runner’ was cast for the central character ‘Lee’ but repeatedly failed to show and the director – Jack Rath – played the role opposite fellow film student Neil Foley (Sunshine to Hell). The project experienced delays in completion due to low financing at the Art-school (RMIT). To date the film has never been formally premiered or sent to festivals. Perhaps it will gain a nostalgic cult following…