Oddball teen cousins Ivan and Juniper Plank are putting together a glitzy variety show chronicling the series of extremely unfortunate events that led to the demise of 26 infants. It's a tribute ... of sorts.
Welcome to a weird, warped eisteddfod, where this endearing pair lead you on a brilliantly inventive, wickedly funny journey – in strict alphabetical order, of course – through the short lives of these doomed infants.
The gothic quirkiness of Tim Burton meets the adorable kitsch of Wes Anderson in A Tribute of Sorts. An artful, dark, morbidly funny celebration of the art of theatre itself.
Winner of 4 Matilda Awards including: Best New Australian Work, Best Independent Production, Best Male Actor (Dash Kruck) and Best Female Actor (Emily Burton).
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EXTRACT: I hope to one day reach my peak, I hope we can live long, I hope that he is uncircumcised, I hope to time travel, I hope to learn Cantonese, I hope to invest in high-density real estate, I hope to swim for a full day, I hope that, I hope that./ Another thing was the time we opened a few cans of chickpeas. Ivan was stronger but pushed the cutter too hard. He cut the top off his left pinkie./ (She shows a small jar with something floating in it.) Here. See. Back to it.Adult themes
"A Tribute of Sorts is richly dark, irreverent and piss funny. Youâ€™ll love it and then hang your head in shame for laughing so hard!"
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