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Ronin Films


Stuart McDonald

Stuart McDonald graduated from Melbourne's Swinburne (VCA) film school in 1989. He wrote and directed two short films, Mr Electric and My Second Car, which both won Australian Film Institute Awards. He went on to be a writer/director for the television dramas Seachange, The Secret Life of Us and MDA. He has also directed a play starring the prisoners in a maximum security prison and a documentary in Tibet.



Death, love and family values are all up for re-negotiation in this dark and unusual black comedy. With unusual sensitivity and insight, STRANDED is a drama that observes a family struggling to cope in the aftermath of a suicide...