NEW DELHI: Australian crime thriller ‘Felony’ directed by Mathew Saville is the closing film of the Melbourne International Film Festival later this month
The film that follows three detectives who are variously involved in committing a crime and covering it up had its premiere in Toronto last year. It stars Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney. It is set for commercial release in Australia on 28 August.
The Festival showing about 341 films in 17 sections is being held from 31 July to 17 August.
‘Predestination’ by the Spierig brothers is the opening film while Tony Ayres’ crime thriller ‘Cut Snake’ is the centerpiece
The international panorama section features James Gray’s ‘The Immigrant,’ and Catherine Breillat’s ‘Abuse of Weakness.’
The Accent on Asia section includes Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs,’ Mongolian documentarian Byamba Sakhya’s fiction debut ‘Remote Control’ and Japanese documentary ‘Love Hotel.’