Following his award-winning film <i>Monkey Grip</i> (USFF 1985), Ken Cameron is back with <i>Fast Talking</i>, a lively tale of a tough little Sydney schoolkid and his problems with family and school authorities.
Steve Caron (Ron Zuanic) is a charismatic 15-year-old con artist with a scam for every occasion who can fast talk himself into or out of any situation. We follow him through his last year of school and out into the world. It’s a trouble-ridden and sometimes painful transition, but one that he navigates with confidence. His world, the oppression of Sydney’s urban sprawl, is populated by a bizarre mix of characters. We meet a family consisting of two uncontrollable brothers, an unemployed drunkard father and two mangy greyhounds. We see Steve’s schoolmates, a combination of disillusioned cynics and fresh young enthusiasts. There is Steve’s close-knit, ratpack gang, and, in particular, Redback, an ex-racing champ who, seeing in Steve something of his old rebellious self, takes him under his wing.
Add this movie to your queue to receive more information about
Fast Talking and we will let you know when it