Blessed (2009 film)

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Theatrical film poster
Directed byAna Kokkinos
Written byAndrew Bovell
Patricia Cornelius
Melissa Reeves
Christos Tsiolkas
Produced byAl Clark
StarringMiranda Otto
Frances O'Connor
CinematographyGeoff Burton
Edited byJill Bilcock
Music byCezary Skubiszewski
Blessed Film Productions
Film Victoria (funding)
Head Gear Films
Screen Australia (funding)
Wildheart Zizani
Distributed byIcon Film Distribution
Release date
  • 10 September 2009 (2009-09-10)
Running time
113 minutes
Box officeA$457,898 (Australia)[1]

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

The film was written by Andrew Bovell, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves and Christos Tsiolkas, as was the play. The film is 113 minutes in length and was filmed in Melbourne.[citation needed]


The film is centered upon the interweaving lives and misadventures of six lost kids who wander the Melbourne streets at night while 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 Retrieved 11 November 2012
  2. ^ "Who's Afraid of the Working Class? now Blessed film". Big Pond Movies. 10 September 2008. Archived from the original on 15 September 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.

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