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March 28th 2024
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Watch Windcatcher with your family this Easter

The heartwarming family feature film Windcatcher, starring singer, songwriter and actress Jessica Mauboy and introducing talented newcomer Lennox Monaghan, is now available to stream on Stan.

Windcatcher follows the unlikely friendship between Percy Boy, newcomer Keithy Cobb and the spirited Daisy Hawkins, as they band together to take the local school sports day title from a group of grade five bullies in their small country town.

But as Percy Boy trains with the help of his mates, he then discovers his supernatural ability to see Lost Souls – a gift passed down from his grandfather. Percy Boy must overcome his fears, prove his resilience and become a force to be reckoned with.

From writer Boyd Quakawoot, director Tanith Glynn-Maloney and produced by Meg O’Connell and Drew Grove, Windcatcher features a talented cast which includes award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Jessica Mauboy – her first film since The Sapphires 12 years ago – and new talent Lennox Monaghan in the title role. 

They are joined by Max Turner (F.A.N.G (From A Nearby Galaxy)), Coco Greenstone (I Am Woman), Kelton Pell (Mystery Road: Origin), Pia Miranda (Looking for Alibrandi), Ngali Shaw (The Twelve) and Lisa Maza (Wentworth).

Windcatcher is the first co-commission between Stan and the ACTF under their partnership, with major production investment from Screen Australia, ACTF and in association with VicScreen. The Stan and ACTF initiative brings exciting, feature-length live action projects to the screen for families and young audiences across Australia and to the world.

You can now stream Windcatcher exclusively on Stan here. The ACTF will distribute the film internationally.

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From Unless Pictures and Every Cloud Productions (Eternus Group Company), the Stan Original Film Windcatcher is produced by Meg O’Connell (Upright S2, Retrograde) and Drew Grove (Stan Original Films A Sunburnt Christmas and Christmas Ransom). Executive produced by Bernadette O’Mahony for ACTF, and Cailah Scobie, Donna Chang, and Rachel Okine for Stan. Major production investment from Screen Australia and ACTF in association with VicScreen, the Post Lounge, and Stan. Developed with the support of the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland. ACTF will handle worldwide distribution.

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