edgy urban drama, Mouth to Mouth follows the
lives of four young people, desperate to carve out a better existence in a
harsh and unforgiving world.
night, after a fight with other inmates, teenagers Carrie (Kim Krejus) and Jeanie
(Sonia Peat) escape from a juvenile detention centre
and hide out from the police in a derelict factory. Finding work in a roadside
cafe, they meet Tim (Ian Gilmore) and Serge (Serge Frazzetto), two young country guys who have
come to the city looking for work. After an eventful first night together, the
girls invite the two boys to stay on with them in the old factory.
Serge and Tim look for a job, the girls supplement the boy’s dole cheques
through ingenious methods of petty theft from shops and supermarkets. Over
time, the four become increasingly close, and manage to make a communal home
together in the derelict factory. Gradually, Carrie’s ambitions for a more
glamorous future place increasing strains on their friendship.
compassionate and engaging trip to the outer-edge of youthful discovery, from
award-winning filmmaker John Duigan (The Year My Voice Broke, Sirens) - Mouth To Mouth is presented in a brand new widescreen
transfer, capturing an era with raw intensity.