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Embark on a philosophical journey through desire, connection, and the mysteries of existence.


Exploring the philosophical depths of human connection and the quest for meaning, Andrew Diprose‘s directorial venture, featuring a script by Joey Knox, takes audiences on a captivating journey through the eyes of two young adults. Lucy Ansell, in a compelling performance as Lili, and Harry Musgrove as Adam, beautifully depict the intertwining of desire and the human experience.

The film gracefully unfolds against the backdrop of Adam’s mundane hotel reception job, offering a stark contrast to the adventure that awaits him. Diprose captures the essence of the characters’ evolving connection, portraying the yearning for something more in the monotony of life. The narrative takes an intriguing turn when Lili, portrayed by Ansell with grace and depth, invites Adam on a nature-filled escapade, igniting his curiosity and prompting a philosophical exploration of their existence.

David Diprose’s voice-over narration provides a profound undercurrent to the story, questioning the purpose of our journey and the fundamental reasons for our existence. Joey Knox’s outstanding cinematography captures the vast landscapes of Australia, serving as a metaphor for the uncharted territories of human emotions.

James Gales’ ambient soundtrack complements the visuals, creating an immersive experience for the audience. The film, though subtle in its approach, successfully delves into the philosophical aspects of desire and the human experience. The experimental quality adds a layer of thought-provoking complexity, making it an essential drama that lingers in the mind. ‘Lili’ serves as a contemplative exploration of the profound questions that define our existence.



Runtime: 5 min


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