Interview: David Michôd

“I wanted it to feel like everything that had gone wrong in the world was an entirely plausible product of the forces at work today.” I want to go back to the beginning for a moment. You launched your feature film career as a co-writer on American movie, Hesher staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. How important was…

Review: The Rover

The Rover has an incredible back story: It’s the near future and Western civilisation has fallen victim to economic collapse. The ancient Australian Outback has found itself host to desperate immigrants from all corners of the globe looking to make a buck in mining. Lack of authority makes it easy for the desperate to exploit…

Last chance for SFF’s ‘Inside The Rover’

Sydney Film Festival and Vivid Ideas present an exclusive event bringing together director David Michôd, producer Liz Watts and actors Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson, to explore the process behind creating dystopic, desert-noir thriller The Rover and engage in an audience Q&A, moderated by film critic Margaret Pomeranz. A Cannes Official Selection, The Rover delivers…

The Rover gets new trailer and posters

Hot of the news David Michôd’s The Rover will be screening as part of the Cannes Film Festival, the Australian director’s followup to his incredibly successful Animal Kingdom has been given a new poster and a new trailer. The Rover boasts a impressive ensemble of Australian acting talent including Guy Pearce, David Field, Anthony Hayes and Nash Edgerton. A…

Priscilla: 20th Anniversary Event

If you love the incredibly popular The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert or have been living under a rock and have never seen it, then this is the event for you. 28 February 2014, 5:30pm Arc cinema, Canberra, ACT Tickets available through Ticketek Australia NFSA are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Stephan Elliot’s The Adventures of Priscilla,…