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A comic thriller that shows what happens when something hard comes between a man and a woman.

colour, 7 mins, 16mm, dir. John Benson

tuck & cover


Nic and Pete are the perfect young couple.  They live in a nice apartment.  They have lots of friends.  And they eat plenty of vegetables.

There's only one problem - they hate each other.

Tonight, Nic is going to rekindle the magic in their relationship.  Or die trying.


AFTRS Distribution

Ruth Saunders

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Tuck and Cover has great potential for international festival screenings because of its universal appeal.  Shot on Super 16mm film, it is a relationship drama that makes a satirical comment on the human condition.  Tuck and Cover has been subtitled and can be screened in eight languages (French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, German, Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese).