Toi Acting Tutor Vaughan Slinn chats with Toi graduate Matthew Saville about his first feature film Juniper starring Charlotte Rampling!
Juniper is a coming of age story directed by Acting graduate Matthew Saville that's sure to tug on your heart strings. "On returning home from boarding school, a self-destructive teenager discovers his gin-soaked grandmother has moved in. A battle of wills ensues which enables him to embrace life again, and her to face her own mortality."
Juniper premiered at several film festivals, including FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival – Special Presentation, CINÉFEST Sudbury International Film Festival, Edmonton International Film Festival and won the Best Actress in a Leading Role for Charlotte Rampling in the 2021 BIF&AST Bari International Film Festival – International Panorama Competition.
This is Saville's first feature film and releases in theatres on 28 October.
You can watch the full interview here.
Photo credit: New Zealand Film Commission