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Restare Uniti 1940 (Hidden Australian War Crimes)

1940, Gianni and his Mother have just moved to Western Australia to escape fascism and WW2 far away in Italy. Local kids bully and terrorize him daily. But on one of these days something much more sinister knocks on his door.

  • Julius Telmer
  • Daniel Tenni
  • Daniel Tenni
  • Frank Fazio
  • Frank Fazio
    Key Cast
  • Chloe King
    Key Cast
  • Daniel Tenni
    Key Cast
  • Lawson Reeves
    Key Cast
  • Doug Cox
    Key Cast
  • Chris Hill
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    True Story, Historical, Australian, WW2 Drama/Thriller
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 AUD
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  • Language:
    English, Italian
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Director Biography - Julius Telmer

Julius grew up on the mean streets of Copenhagen, Denmark. He was dishonorably discharged from Officer Academy in the Danish Royal Army and decided to pursue filmmaking, first as a cinematographer and editor, then writer and director.

He's written and directed fiction and documentary films in Denmark, Australia and The US. His films are intense dramas focusing on a strong European cinema verité with naturalistic performances and American narrative drive.

Julius holds a master's in directing from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and a BA in Film and Media Sciences from the University of Copenhagen.

His latest writer/director effort, Australian set web series and feature film, GREENFIELD, was nominated for a Webby Award as well as winning multiple awards around the world.

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Director Statement

This short has been tailored for Omeleto. Please let us know if you would like any changes that we can make to help it thrive on your channel. We did upload the short once under a different name on YT. So if we make the OMELETO cut, as soon as we hear we will take that down. I've made it a private video at this point. Thanks Team!

Frank and Daniel

Danish Director Julius Telmer takes a look at an untold story in Australian history. His Danish film making style paired with the Australian landscape and culture make perfect partners.

"I'm from Europe so I have heard many stories about WW2, but when we found out about this, all the way over in Australia, people locked up in camps? I just.. What?! And no one knows about this secret, so I was compelled to tell this story with my writer Daniel Tenni."