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A muted consolation for Maria Cinque

The RiotACT has spoken exclusively with Maria Cinque, mother of Joe Cinque, about the film adaptation of Helen Garner’s bestselling and award-winning book Joe Cinque’s Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law, which premieres in Canberra at Palace Electric tonight. Read Andrew Lampe’s review of the film here. The film depicts the […]
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