Rise (2014)

Out Now On-Demand

It's not how many times you fall...

Australian true crime drama about a nurse falsely accused of rape. Stripped of his life and freedom, Will (newcomer Nathan Wilson) is forced to survive maximum security jail and its inmates, including hard criminal Jimmy (Martin Sacks). Meanwhile, the legal battle to free him continues, led by his family and a lawyer (Erin Connor) convinced of his innocence.


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Drama, True Story & Biography


Rating: M Mature themes, violence and coarse language


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Urban Cinefile (Australia)


A striking debut feature, made with more enthusiasm and passion than money.

Sydney Morning Herald


This naive production is often uncomfortable viewing.

Concrete Playground (Australia)


Plays into false myths about sexual assault.