Boy Swallows Universe
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Boy Swallows Universe on Netflix new trailer

Boy Swallows Universe on Netflix – Crime, drugs, danger and a whole lotta hope.

Adapted from Trent Dalton’s iconic novel, Boy Swallows Universe is the story of a boy doing his best to hold his fractured family together in 1980’s Brisbane. Coming soon to Netflix


Directors: Bharat Nalluri (Shantaram, Little America), Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker, Stateless)

Writer: John Collee (Hotel Mumbai, Master and Commander)

Executive Producers: Joel Edgerton, Troy Lum, Andrew Mason, Sophie Gardiner 

Key Cast: Simon Baker, Anthony LaPaglia, Travis Fimmel, Phoebe Tonkin, Felix Cameron, Bryan Brown, Lee Tiger Halley, Sophie Wilde, Christopher James Baker, HaiHa Le, Deborah Mailman, Ben O’Toole, Zachary Wan, Millie Donaldson, Eloise Rothfield

Production: Brouhaha Entertainment, Chapter One, Anonymous Content


An epic coming-of-age story set in 1980s Brisbane that blends the magic and innocence of youth with the brutal reality of the adult world. A lost father, a mute brother, a recovering addict mum, a heroin dealer for a stepfather, and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. Eli Bell is just trying to follow his heart and understand what it means to become a good man, but fate keeps throwing obstacles in his way. Adapted from Trent Dalton’s iconic Australian novel, Boy Swallows Universe explores the crossroads where a boy becomes a man, good toys with evil, and the everyday meets the extraordinary.

Boy Swallows Universe on Netflix – coming soon

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