Revelation Film Festival 2014

2018  Films

Opening Night: The Breaker Upperers

Official Selection: SXSW

Ever found it hard to split up with somebody? Then Jen and Mel (Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami, who also wrote and directed the film) are here to help, they are The Breaker Upperers and, for a fee, the nihilistic duo will do whatever it takes to help you end your relationship, leading to some beautifully realised scenes. 

But what happens when cynicism ends and romance may have an opportunity? A laugh out-loud comedy, The Breaker Upperers is a comedy about friendships, love, sex, sexuality, and breaking up. 

From 6pm onwards we’ll have the tradional Luna Projection Show bringing the outside of the cinema to life (view from opposite Luna, Oxford Street). Specially designed by PAV for opening night this is our visual welcome to Revelation.

Then head on over to Luna Leederville Cinema 1 for complimentary cocktails from 6.45pm specially themed for tonight’s opening night film. Join us for our famous opening night party at the Blue Flamingo with guests aplenty, lashings of free drinks and food, DJs and that special vibe that is Rev’s annual celebration of cinema.

Ticket includes film and after party.

“It’s a terrific showcase for the duo and their entire cast.” – Variety 

“I think The Breaker Upperers is the funniest and most likeable film I've seen this year. Go see it.” – 

Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami will be attending the screening of The Breaker Upperers on 16 July

Thu 5th, 7pm, Luna Leederville


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Opening Night: The Breaker Upperers banner
  • Director:Jackie Van Beek / Madeleine Sami
  • Year:2018
  • Country:New Zealand
  • Duration:82mins
  • Rated:Unclassified 15

Session Times

  • Thu 5th, 7pm, Luna Leederville

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