Short film directed by Kriv Stenders based on the play, "Jack" by Jim McNeil. Starring - Tony Ryan & Richard Green Awards
Best Australian Short Film - 1998 AFI Awards
Best Short Film Under 15 Minutes - Dendy Awards 1998 Sydney Film Festival
Best Australian Short Film - The Erwin Rado Award 1998 Melbourne Film Festival
Best European Short Film - 1998 Rotterdam Film Festival
Best Director - 1998 St Kilda Film Festival
Best Short Film - 1999 Noosa Film Festival
Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own career.
When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals upon which the Federation itself was founded.
With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their “inner-idiots” and thus not only facing and breaking their outer appearance but also their inner.