Box Office: Tenet opens as Babyteeth gets the Heroic Pluck award

The only piece of normality in Australian cinemas last week is a Chinese war movie. 'Tenet' tried, and made perhaps 50% of its potential in ordinary times.

Tenet has a secret pleasure for Australians. Lead female role features Elizabeth Debecki, who is building a remarkably versatile career in mainstream films. She can do intelligent mischief in a zillion different ways, with the intense physicality of a second generation dancer. 

Christopher Nolan, director of Tenet, said this about her, according to Indiewire.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.