Spear (film)

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Spear movie poster.jpg
Poster for Spear
Directed by Stephen Page
Written byStephen Page
Starring Hunter Page-Lochard
Release date
  • 11 September 2015 (2015-09-11)(TIFF)
  • 15 October 2015 (2015-10-15)(AFF, Australia)
Running time
84 minutes

Spear is a 2015 Australian drama film directed by Stephen Page. Originally performed by the Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2000 as Skin, [1] it was reimagined for film using mostly dance and movement. [2]


It was screened in the Discovery section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, [3] the film had its Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival on October 2015 and in the Sydney Festival in January 2016. [2]


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  1. "Spear Review". Variety. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  2. 1 2 Schafter, Monique (16 October 2015). "From stage to screen: Bangarra Dance Theatre's Spear re-imagined as feature film". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation . Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  3. "Spear". TIFF. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.