Four Aussie films to feature at Edinburgh Film Fes

MUMBAI: Australian film Red Hill will be among four films from the country to screen at the 64th annual Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) slated for the later part this month. The festival, that runs from 16 to 27 June will screen more than 100 features and have 22 world premieres.

South Australian director Patrick Hughes‘s debut feature, the thriller stars Ryan Kwanten (True Blood fame) was shot in the picturesque town of Omeo.

The second Aussie film to feature at the festival is Matthew Bate‘s documentary The Mystery Of Flying Kicks that uncovers the mystery behind sneakers hanging on telephone lines. Short film Siberia, a short film directed by Andrew G Taylor and a comedy film Franswa Sharl directed by Hannah Hilliard will also feature in the festival.

Festival patrons Sean Connery, Tilda Swinton and Seamus McGarvey are likely to put in an appearance during the 12-day celebration.

Other films to feature in the festival include Werner Herzog‘s My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? and Steven Soderburgh‘s And Everything Is Going Fine. Sylvain Chomet‘s The Illusionist will open the festival.

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