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In the New South Wales countryside, an immigrant farmhand, seemingly content, plots his escape from forced servitude by leveraging his relationship with a farmer's son. The stark contrast between Matteo's verbal descriptions and the actual state of his life unfolding visually highlights a story of abuse, wage slavery and racism – an unconventional short film exposing modern slavery taking place under the radar on Australian farms. In close consultation with human rights experts, our film seeks to portray some of the troubling stories of internationals who come to Australia through the infamous Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program.

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