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Celebrated Actor Barry Otto’s Journey with Alzheimer’s Captured in Heartfelt Documentary

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Renowned filmmaker Gracie Otto delves into the poignant story of her father, iconic actor Barry Otto, as he navigates life with Alzheimer’s disease in the heartwarming documentary ‘Otto on Otto’.

At 82 years old, Barry Otto, star of classic films like ‘Bliss’ and ‘Strictly Ballroom’, has transformed into a joyful and whimsical figure, finding solace in simple pleasures and surrounded by his loving wife, Sue Hill, and caring nurse, Alison.

‘Otto on Otto’, initially intended to document Barry’s preparation for a one-man show, takes a profound turn as it becomes a touching exploration of memory and family bonds in the face of Alzheimer’s.

The documentary features heartfelt interviews with Barry’s esteemed collaborators including Baz Luhrmann, Gillian Armstrong, Cate Blanchett, and Neil Armfield, shedding light on the impact of the disease on the cherished actor’s life.

As the Sydney Film Festival approaches, where ‘Otto on Otto’ will have its world premiere, director Nashen Moodley anticipates a deeply emotional response to the film, recognizing its power to resonate with audiences grappling with similar experiences.

Alongside the unveiling of Barry Otto’s journey, the festival will showcase a diverse array of films, including the opening night premiere of the documentary ‘Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line’, promising a compelling cinematic experience for attendees.

Rachel Adams

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