Everything’s changing for Australian artist Adam Cullen and journalist Erik Jensen in the upcoming biopic, ‘Acute Misfortune.’ The writer’s chronicle of the Archibald Prize-winning painter, who’s known for his controversial subjects and distinctive style, is showcased in the film adaptation of Jensen’s award-winning biography of Cullen.

Dark Star Pictures is set to distribute the acclaimed drama in virtual theaters in L.A. and Cleveland this Friday, October 2, and then On Demand on Tuesday, November 3. In honor of the movie’s release, ShockYa is exclusively premiering ‘Acute Misfortune’s trailer.

The biopic was directed and produced by Thomas M. Wright, who also co-wrote the script with Jensen. ‘Acute Misfortune’ stars Daniel Henshall (‘The Babadook‘) as Cullen, and Toby Wallace (‘Romper Stomper’) as Jensen. The film chronicles the story of the biographer and his subject, who descend into a dependent and abusive relationship.

ShockYa's 'Acute Misfortune' Exclusive Official Trailer Premiere
ShockYa's 'Acute Misfortune' Exclusive Official Trailer Premiere

ShockYa is exclusively premiering the official trailer for co-writer-director-producer Thomas M. Wright's biopic, 'Acute Misfortune,' which stars Daniel Henshall and Toby Wallace.

By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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