Hope, Love, Compassion, Mercy
The Mercy Campaign formed in Melbourne, Australia and are four lawyers and a journalist, who oppose the death penalty. With the full support of the Chan and Sukumaran families, The Mercy Campaign send a simple message to the Indonesian president: please spare the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
After their success with the play Bondi Dreaming, a fictitious interpretation of the Bali Nine, Nick and Sam Atwell were approached by The Mercy Campaign to put together a short video to act as an awareness vehicle of the campaign.
There was zero budget.
Nick and Sam pulled on all their professional contacts to put together this clip, featuring many a famous faces, and some family members – Brin and Raji Sukumaran, and Michael Chan.
Cast: Alison McGirr, Lincoln Younes, Marissa Wynne, Deborah Bradshaw, Lisa Gormley, Wayne Bradley, Renee Lindsay, Nick Bolton, Sam Atwell, Felix Gardiner, Greg Hatton, Kip Gamblin, Jasper Gardiner, Vanessa Buckley, Steve Fanale, Michael Chan (brother of Andrew Chan), Brin Sukumaran (Sister of Myuran Sukumaran), Christian Willis, Raji Sukumaran (Mother of Myuran Sukumaran), Alix Kupicik, Kelly Gamblin
Written by David Alexander
Adapted by Sam Atwell
Directors: Sam Atwell and Nick Bolton
Producer: Nick Bolton
Director of Photography: Rodrigo Vidal Dawson
Editor: Steve Fanale