The Landing

Director: Josh Tanner
Englisht title: The Landing
Original title:  The Landing
2013/ Australia/ HD/ 18’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script: Josh Tanner and Jade van der Lei;  Photography: Jason Hargreaves ACS;    Editing: Derryn Watts;   Music: Guy Gross;    Sound:  Tony Vaccher and John Dennison;  Leading actors:  Henry Nixon, David Roberts, Tom Usher;  Producer:  Jade van der Lei


A man returns to the midwestern farm of his childhood on a desperate mission to unearth the horrifying truth of what landed there in the summer of 1960.

Josh directed his first short with Perception Pictures, Embrace, in early 2009 and completed his next two short films in January of 2010, Deliberation and The Foal, with actors David Roberts (Matrix 2&3, The Square, Fools Gold) and Henry Nixon (Noise, The Pacific). The Foal won Best Film at the 2010 In the Bin Film Festival, the 2010 Shorts on the Green Film Festivals and the 2011 Angry Film Festival. It also placed as 1st Runner Up of the Super Short Golden Oosikar Award at the 2010 Anchorage International Film Festival. The film has screen at over forty international and national film festivals including Palm Springs, Rhode Island, Fort Lauderdale, Newport Beach, St Louis and Whistler.



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