When Kitty Green first watched Peter Gleeson's 2017 documentary 'Hotel Coolgardie', she was immediately intrigued by the subject matter, leading her to write her second narrative feature, 'The Royal Hotel'.
Critics have hailed Kitty Green's 'The Royal Hotel' as an "even deeper" and "pulpier and more explosive" look at toxic masculinity than her 2019 #MeToo thriller 'The Assistant', with many drawing comparisons between the film and Ted Kotcheff's 1971 classic 'Wake in Fright'.
Kitty Green's 'The Royal Hotel' will open two film festivals in the space of a week after being announced as the opening film of this year's Adelaide Film Festival (AFF).
Former Screen Australia head of development Louise Gough has taken up an executive producer role with Picking Scabs, the joint venture between See-Saw Films and writer/showrunner Samantha Strauss.
Following on from its respective world and Australia premieres at the Cannes Film Festival and the Melbourne International Film Festival, writer-director Thomas M. Wright's 'The Stranger' will premiere on Netflix October 19 following a two week theatrical release.
Toby Wallace will star alongside Julia Garner, Jessica Henwick and Hugo Weaving in Kitty Green thriller 'The Royal Hotel', with production now underway in South Australia.
Thomas M Wright’s Cannes Un Certain Regard selection 'The Stranger' will premiere globally on Netflix in October following a theatrical release in Australia.