Canopy Poster

Release Date: August 29th, 2014

PG-13|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
In 1942 Singapore, a downed Australian pilot (Khan Chittenden) joins forces with a resistance fighter (Morning Tzu-Yi Mo) to escape the Japanese troops who are hunting them.

Cast: Khan Chittenden, Morning Tzu-Yi Mo, Robert Menzies, Edwina Wren

Director: Aaron Wilson

Genres: Historical drama, War

Distributors: Monterey Media

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Canopy most convincingly creates the illusion of war when it narrows its eyes on the two men trying to endure it, and the urgency on their underlit faces is more transportive than the canned sounds of mortar fire. show more

  • The film is remarkably visceral. You can feel the stickiness of the tropics, the drench of perspiration, and the ever-present fear. show more

  • The strength of Canopy is its filmmaking. With this haunting work, Mr. Wilson, joined by the talented cinematographer Stefan Duscio and the sound designers Rodney Lowe and Nic Buchanan, has made a promising debut. show more

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