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Romulus, My Father

Romulus, My Father

Romulus, My Father is a 2007 Australian drama film directed by Richard Roxburgh. Based on the memoir by Raimond Gaita, the film tells the story of Romulus (Eric Bana) and his wife Christine (Franka Potente), and their struggle in the face of great adversity to raise their son, Raimond (Kodi Smit-McPhee). The film marks the directorial debut for Australian actor Richard Roxburgh. It was commended in the Australian Film Critics Association 2007 Film Awards.

Plot

The film tells the story of Romulus Gaiţă, a Romanian immigrant to Australia after World War II and his struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up his son, Raimond. As close family members die around him Raimond has to deal with the deterioration of his father's mental health. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

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    author
    contentLocation Australia
    director Richard Roxburgh
    editor Suresh Ayyar
    events suicide
    genre drama
    keywords father and son impossible love mental health world war ii
    musicBy Basil Hogios
    producer Robert Connolly
    publisher Dendy Films
    recordedAt Australia
    theme biographical drama