Blessed (2009 film)

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Blessed (2009 movie poster).jpg
Theatrical film poster
Directed by Ana Kokkinos
Produced by Al Clark
Written by Andrew Bovell
Patricia Cornelius
Melissa Reeves
Christos Tsiolkas
Starring Miranda Otto
Frances O'Connor
Music by Cezary Skubiszewski
Cinematography Geoff Burton
Edited by Jill Bilcock
Blessed Film Productions
Film Victoria (funding)
Head Gear Films
Screen Australia (funding)
Wildheart Zizani
Distributed by Icon Film Distribution
Release date
  • 10 September 2009 (2009-09-10)
Running time
113 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Box office A$457,898 (Australia)[1]

Blessed is a 2009 drama film. It was released in Australia on 10 September 2009. It stars Miranda Otto and Frances O'Connor. It is a film adaptation of the play Who's Afraid of the Working Class?.[2]

It is directed by Ana Kokkinos and written by Andrew Bovell, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves and Christos Tsiolkas. The film is 113 minutes in length and was filmed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


The film is centered upon the interweaving lives and misadventures of seven lost youths who wander the Melbourne streets at night. Their mothers await their return home.


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  1. ^ "Australian Films at the Australian Box Office", Film Victoria Archived 9 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 11 November 2012
  2. ^ "Who's Afraid of the Working Class? now Blessed film". Big Pond Movies. 10 September 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2009.

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