Romulus, My Father (film)


Romulus, My Father (film)

Infobox_Film
name = Romulus, My Father

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director = Richard Roxburgh
producer = Robert Connolly
John Maynard
writer = Nick Drake
Raimond Gaita (memoir)
starring = Eric Bana
Franka Potente
Marton Csokas
music =
cinematography = Geoffrey Simpson
editing = Suresh Ayyar | distributor =
released = 2007
runtime = 104 min.
country = flagicon|Australia Australia
language = English | budget =
imdb_id = 0462023

"Romulus, My Father" is a 2007 drama film directed by Richard Roxburgh. Based on the memoir by Raimond Gaita, the film tells the story of Romulus (Eric Bana) and his wife Christine (Franka Potente), and their struggle in the face of great adversity to raise their son, Raimond. The film marks the directorial debut for Australian actor Richard Roxburgh. It was commended in the Australian Film Critics Association 2007 Film Awards.

Cast

* Eric Bana as Romulus, the father of Raimond.
* Kodi Smit-McPhee as Raimond, the son of Romulus and Christina. Raimond Gaita was born in Germany in 1946 and arrived in Australia in 1950 at the age of four.
* Franka Potente as Christine, the mother of Raimond and the ex-wife of Romulus.
* Marton Csokas as Hora, a friend of Romulus. Hora becomes a temporary father figure to a young Raimond Gaita whilst his father is in a psychiatric hospital.

Trivia

Marton Csokas and Franka Potente both appeared together previously in the film The Bourne Supremacy, though their characters don't appear in any scenes together.

External links

*
* [http://www.romulusmyfather.com.au/index.html RomulusMyFather.com.au] – Official website.
* [http://colsearch.nfsa.afc.gov.au/nfsa/search/display/display.w3p;adv=yes;group=;groupequals=;holdingType=;page=0;parentid=;query=Number%3A719495;querytype=;rec=0;resCount=10 Romulus, My Father at the National Film and Sound Archive]
* [http://romulus-my-father-trailer.blogspot.com Romulus My Father Trailer]


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