Big World is one of the films in the anthology cinema event The Turning based on Tim Winton's acclaimed collection of short stories.
After flunking their exams and finishing high school, disillusioned best friends Lenny and Biggie flee up the coast in an old Kombi to escape the drudgery of the local meatworks.
Their bonds of mateship are tested when a female hitchhiker and free spliff are brought into the equation.
- Release dates
- 3 August 2013 - The Turning world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival
26 September 2013 - Theatrical release
The Turning: Big World is narrated by Tim Winton and James Fraser.
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Other films by Warwick Thornton
- 1996Pay Back
- 2003Rosalie's Journey
- 2005The Old Man and the Inland Sea
- 2005Green Bush
- 2007Tnorala – Baby Falling
- 2008Dark Science
- 2009Samson & Delilah
- 2010Art + Soul
- 2013The Darkside
- 2017We Don't Need A Map
- 2017Sweet Country
- 2019The Beach
- 2020Mystery Road (TV series, Season 2)
- 2023The New Boy
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