On a cold winters morning in the middle of country Victoria, two brothers arrive at the family home intent with treacherous intent. Terry and Jeff’s motive is to make sure their dying Mother’s plan to change her will in favor of her husband - their stepfather - is upturned.
It is all meticulously planned, but there is one thing the boys didn’t take into account - spending an entire day together. Old grudges, different worldviews and a general troubled history will pit these two brothers against each other. Brothers’ Nest is a tragic comedy about family, loyalty and sibling rivalries - demonstrating that even ‘brotherly love’ has its limits.
Shane JACOBSON as Terry in Brothers' Nest
Shane Jacobson is a multi-award winning actor, entertainer, producer and author. As well as Brothers’ Nest, Shane also starred in the recent Australian feature comedy The BBQ, as well as unique comic- doco That’s Not My Dog which he also initiated and produced. In addition to his much loved breakthrough role as Kenny Smythe in Kenny, Shane’s other notable credits include The Bourne Legacy, Charlie & Bootswith Paul Hogan,Time Of Our Lives, Top Gear, Oddball, and The Dressmaker with Kate Winslet.
Shane won a string of awards for Kenny, including the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor and, together with his brother and director Clayton, the 2006 IF Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Script and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Original Screenplay.
As a producer Shane has brought shows to the screen including Rock Soldiers and Hangin’ with Hoges. Shane can, and does, turn his hand to just about anything. He has hosted events and programs such as the Australian Motoring Festival; Top Gear Live; LIttle Big Shots, Friday Night Crack Up; The Living Room; and Manspace, for which he is also the executive producer. As a singer he is a regular guest at the annual Carols by Candlelight and fronted 2015’s sell-out show, A Night Out with Shane Jacobson and The Melbourne Ska Orchestra.
As an author he has penned automotive pieces for Drive and his 2014 autobiography The Long Road to Overnight Success became an instant hit and number one bestseller. His second book Rev Head is out now with Harper Collins.View IMDB Profile
CLAYTON JACOBSON as Jeff in Brothers' Nest
Clayton is an award-winning producer, director and writer whose experience spans across feature film, documentaries, commercials, music videos and online content. His debut comedy feature Kenny was a highly acclaimed box office hit, winning the 2006 IF Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Script, and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Original Screenplay. It also holds a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
As a director, he helmed two episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy/drama series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and the ABC-TV comedy showroom episode Moonman starring Lawrence Mooney.
Clayton has also acted for many years in shortfilms, features and television, including the internationally acclaimed Aussie crime drama Animal Kingdom and Jane Campion’s acclaimed series Top Of The Lake: China Girl. He also has a small role in Leigh Whannel’s new sci-fi drama Upgrade.
Clayton is held in high regard for his distinct style and commitment to feature film, television and the world of branded entertainment. Those who have worked with him know his deep love of film, style and technique filter into every detail of his inspired body of work.View IMDB Profile
One of Australia’s most respected actresses on screen and stage, Lynette Curran has featured in some of the most iconic films produced in her home country, including The Boys, Oscar and Lucinda, The Year My Voice Broke, Bliss, Heatwave and Caddie.View IMDB Profile
Award-winning actor Kim Gyngell’s illustrious career in film, television and theater has produced numerous memorable performances starting from his breakthrough character on the Ten Network series The Comedy Company, Col’n Carpenter.View IMDB Profile
Internationally, Sarah has acted in numerous films, most notably Steve Jobs, The Dressmaker, The Glass Castle and the recently released Winchester. She appeared in the Netflix series Black Mirror and will also be seen in the upcoming HBO series Succession.View IMDB Profile