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Acute Misfortune first-look review – Adam Cullen biopic is an enthralling, complex triumph

With a brilliant performance by Daniel Henshall, this hauntingly poetic film asks if we celebrate the wrong kind of people

  • Luke Backmaster
  • The Guardian

Does Australia celebrate the wrong kind of people, and the wrong kind of art?

Cul 9iThis question bounced around my mind for days after watching Acute Misfortune – a beautifully made and intensely thoughtful portrait of the life of controversial Archibald-winning painter Adam Cullen, based on the journalist and Saturday Paper editor Erik Jensen’s wild and compelling book of the…

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