A dark and brooding Aussie drama with flashes of humour

Ron Cerabona
February 24 2024 - 12:00pm

The Rooster (MA15+, 101 minutes)

3 stars

The Rooster opens with nightmare imagery - a body hanging from a tree, a naked woman holding a rooster. This certainly commands attention and the story that follows is dark and atmospheric if just a little unsatisfying.

Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona

Arts reporter

As arts reporter I am interested in and cover a wide range of areas - film, visual art, theatre and music, among others - to tell readers about what's coming and happening in the vibrant and varied world of the arts in Canberra. Email:

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