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Port Arthur massacre survivor labels film depiction ‘inappropriate’, Premier says still ‘too raw’ – ABC News

A man who was a child when the Port Arthur massacre unfolded before him says a film depicting Australia’s worst mass killing is “inappropriate”, with Premier Peter…

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A survivor of the 1996 Port Arthur massacre and Tasmania’s Premier are among those who have criticised a new film in production detailing the tragedy.
Key points:

  • A film about the lead up to the massacre will premiere next year
  • Tasmania’s arts minister refused to meet with filmmakers when contacted
  • Survivor Justin Woolley says he “strongly objects” to the film being made

It is understood the film will not name gunman Martin Bryant and fictitious names and titles will be used for other characters….

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