ABOUT THE FILM

Pawno is a character driven ensemble film set in the diverse and multicultural suburb of Footscray. It revolves around one day in the lives of twelve characters. The film is set in an ageing Pawnbrokers shop and at the core of the story beats a romance, yet love is rarely simple. Within a day, lives intersect and motives are examined. It is a multi-layered story that celebrates the rawness of humanity and challenges audiences to see the world from a different view.

 

The cast includes John Brumpton, Kerry Armstrong, Maeve Dermody, Damian Hill, Mark Coles Smith and Malcolm Kennnard.

 

It is directed by Paul Ireland from a script by Damian Hill which they developed together and co-produced this debut feature film from their production company, Toothless Picture.