Fragmented Feelings: Matthew Victor Pastor's The Neon Across the Ocean

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The first in a new trilogy of features responding to life under COVID-19, Matthew Victor Pastor’s covertly shot film about a teenage girl negotiating cultural identity and her growing feelings for her tutor doubles as a document of an eerily empty Melbourne during its second lockdown. Speaking with the up-and-coming director, Nicholas Godfrey explores the film’s place in his oeuvre, as well as Pastor’s hopes for a new wave of younger, more diverse filmmakers...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
Number of pages4
Issue number209
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2021


  • Matthew Victor Pastor
  • Film commentary
  • Film Review


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