Australian films at Sundance: ‘You Won’t Be Alone’, ‘Gondwana’ & ‘Shark’

Sundance 2022 will see two important Australian projects, a Serbian-shot supernatural horror film with international cast, and a durational VR project set in the Daintree.
Noomi Rapace in You Won't Be Alone

Writer-director Goran Stolevski’s supernatural horror film starring Noomi Rapace, You Won’t Be Alone, will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival as part of the World Cinema Dramatic Competition in January 2022. Some predicted this would premiere in the Midnight section where horror and darkness usually find their home, but it’s selection for the Competition speaks of its elevated genre class.

The film is produced by Causeway Films’ Kristina Ceyton and Samantha Jennings and Causeway’s record with supernatural and horror arthouse is strong, including The Babadook, The Nightingale, Cargo and Buoyancy.

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She was previously a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk