Up for grabs in this week’s Friday newesletter are 3 x DVDs of Australian 2023 film Suka, thanks to Umbrella Entertainment.
The modern-day retelling of Romeo and Juliette is a gritty, yet fun and interactive action drama, focusing on female empowerment and is loosely based on the real-life experiences of the film’s creators.
The cast features Jenny Wu (Australia Day, Secret City), Paul He (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Last King of the Cross), Grace Huang (Independence Day Resurgence), Tsu Shan Chambers (The Wild Orchards) and Home & Away‘s Ethan Browne.
In Western Sydney where crime gangs rule, the Yang clan’s thirst for power continues to threaten the lives of many. The Dawood family is their only line of defence against them. Wasiya, the Dawood matriarch, stealthily forges alliances to quash the hold of the Yang family – led by their patriarch, Jun– who murdered her husband when she was heavily pregnant.
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Heidi Lee Douglas – Director
Tsu Shan Chambers – Producer/Co-Writer
Lily Checng – Co-Writer
The film is released on DVD and digital on October 4. Rated MA+15.