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Australia, 2013 (MIFF 2013, Australian Showcase,MIFF Premiere Fund)

Director: Zak Hilditch

What would you do on the last day on Earth?

With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching desperately for her missing father. This simple act sets James on a path to redemption.

The feature film debut of writer/director Zak Hilditch, These Final Hours will have its World Premiere at MIFF. Featuring a fresh, local take on the apocalypse subgenre with a cast that includes Nathan Phillips (Wolf Creek), Sarah Snook (Not Suitable for Children), Daniel Henshall (Snowtown), Jessica De Gouw (Arrow) and Lynette Curran (The Boys), it was supported by the MIFF Premiere Fund and inspired by Hilditch's ACTAA award-winning short film Transmission.

World Premiere.

Zak Hilditch and cast are guests of the festival.

D/S Zak Hilditch P Liz Kearney Dist Footprint Films TD DCP/2013

Read our interview with director Zak Hilditch.

Open Captions will appear on the screen for the duration of the film on Saturday 10 August. 

To reserve an Audio Description device for the screening on Saturday 10 August please contact the Box Office via email, phone 03 9662 3722 or through the National Relay Service on 133 677 then 03 9662 3722.

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