In the aftermath of a custody case, gay children's author Neil wins custody of his teenage son Luke, aided by his housemate Quentin, who pretends they are a long-term couple in order to win the case from flaky mum Sabrina.

An emotional tussle ensues when Sabrina, Luke's mum, enlists the help of a wildlife keeper to try to win her son back.

As Luke and the keeper chart the progress of Lulu, a wounded wombat, Luke starts to thrive in his new, nurturing environment. The boy and the wombat are on a parallel course of healing, driving all parties towards a bitter-sweet conclusion.

  • comedy, drama
  • 95
  • 5 total
  • 1 female identifying, 4 male identifying
  • lgbtqia+
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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