When his estranged mother dies suddenly, Joe is forced to leave his comfortable, boring life in the city and return home – home being the oppressive, nature worshipping commune where he grew up. But as Joe reconnects with old friends and once again comes face to face with the childhood he’s been running from, he soon learns that things are not what they seem. Somebody has been manipulating events to force his return, but to find out why he’s back he first has to face up to why he left.
Gripping, chilling and shocking, The Commune is a haunting thriller about whether we can ever go home again and if we can, whether we should.
- 70 minutes
- 2 female, 3 male
- Australian Script Centre