This Easter, see Jessica Mauboy, Lennox Monaghan, Kelton Pell, Pia Miranda, Ngali Shaw and Jessica McNamee in the feel-good film of the year, the Stan Original Film Windcatcher.


March 28, 2024 - Stan, Australia’s unrivalled home of original productions, and the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) today released the Stan Original Film Windcatcher, the heartwarming family feature starring Australian singer, songwriter and actress Jessica Mauboy and introducing Lennox Monaghan.

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After twelve years, Jessica Mauboy returns to the screen in her first film since The Sapphires. Starring alongside her is newcomer Lennox Monaghan, Max Turner (F.A.N.G (From A Nearby Galaxy)), Coco Greenstone (I Am Woman), Kelton Pell (Mystery Road: Origin), Pia Miranda (Looking for Alibrandi), Ngali Shaw (The Twelve) and Lisa Maza (Wentworth). 

Set in the small country town of Herbertson, Windcatcher follows the unlikely friendship between Percy Boy, newcomer Keithy Cobb and the spirited Daisy Hawkins, as they band together to take the local school sports day title from a group of grade five bullies. 

But as Percy Boy trains with the help of his mates, he discovers his supernatural ability to see Lost Souls – a gift passed down from his grandfather. Percy Boy must overcome his fears, prove his resilience and become a force to be reckoned with.

Written by Boyd Quakawoot (Stan Original Series Black Snow, Black Comedy) and directed by Tanith Glynn-Maloney (AACTA award-winning Finding Jedda, She Who Must Be Loved), Lennox Monaghan is joined by Max Turner (F.A.N.G (From A Nearby Galaxy)), Coco Greenstone (I Am Woman), Kelton Pell (Mystery Road: Origin), Pia Miranda (Looking for Alibrandi), Ngali Shaw (The Twelve), Jessica McNamee (Mortal Kombat) and Lisa Maza (Wentworth). 

The Stan Original Film Windcatcher is Stan’s first co-commission with ACTF since their landmark partnership, with major production investment from Screen Australia, ACTF and in association with VicScreen. The first partnership between ACTF and a streaming service in Australia, the Stan and ACTF initiative brings exciting, feature-length live action projects to the screen for families and young audiences across Australia. 

The Stan Original Film Windcatcher is now streaming, only on Stan.


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