Darwin’s Reptilia

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One sweltering December morning, self-help guru Renata flies from New York to the Palms Motel in Darwin, Australia for her estranged mother’s funeral, partner and baby in tow. Except there is no funeral — her half-sister Flick has already scattered the ashes, and the crocodiles have moved into town. Not to mention the obsessed fan who’s followed her from New York. In Charlie Falkner’s darkly absurdist comedy, a motley crew of five find themselves trapped by a once-in-a-lifetime crocodile infestation. With the reptiles closing in and the humans losing grip, who is the real threat here? The encroaching reptiles, or each other?

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