"...vivid but admirably restrained...Hounds of Love is a calling card
not soon forgotten."
— Variety

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Hounds of Love

Writer / Director: Ben Young

Producers: Melissa Kelly

Genre: Drama

Stars: Emma Booth, Stephen Curry, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Damian de Montemas, Harrison Gilbertson

"...Hounds of Love benefits from impressive control of visuals to build suspense and from the spiky performances of its fearless cast, flagging Young as a talent to watch." —Hollywood Reporter

Hounds of Love is the first feature of Perth-based writer and director Ben Young starring Emma Booth, Stephen Curry and Ashleigh Cummings.

Hounds of Love had its world premiere at Venice Film Festival in September 2016 where it won the Fedeora Prize for Best Actress for Ashleigh Cummings' standout performance.

The film released in Australian cinemas on June 1 2017.

 

Awards

BEST ACTRESS, Ashleigh Cummings | Fedora Award, Venice Film Festival
BEST ACTRESS, Emma Booth | Brussels Intl Film Festival
BEST DIRECTOR, Ben Young | Brussels Intl Film Festival

 

2017 AACTA AWARDS

WON - BEST LEAD ACTRESS, Emma Booth

NOMINATED - BEST FILM 

NOMINATED - BEST DIRECTION, Ben Young

NOMINATED - BEST LEAD ACTOR, Stephen Curry

NOMINATED - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, Susie Porter

NOMINATED - BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY. Ben Young

NOMINATED - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Michael McDermott

NOMINATED - BEST EDITING, Merlin Eden

NOMINATED - BEST HAIR & MAKEUP, Hayley Atherton, Kate Anderson

2018 OZFLIX 'OZZIES' Independent Film Awards

WON - BEST FILM - Budget 500k to 2m

WON - BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - Clayton Jauncey

NOMINATED - BEST DIRECTOR (NARRATIVE) - Ben Young
NOMINATED - BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE - Ashleigh Cummings
NOMINATED - BEST MALE PERFORMANCE  - Stephen Curry
NOMINATED - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Michael McDermott

NOMINATED - BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY - Ben Young

Festivals
Venice Days, Venice Film Festival 2016
Mumbai Film Festival 2016
Busan Intl Film Festival 2016
Kolkata Intl Film Festival, India 2016
Brussels Intl Film Festival 2016
Minsk Intl Film Festival Listapad, Belarus 2016
Brisbane Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2016

Göteborg Intl Film Festival 2017
South X SouthWest Film Festival, Austin 2017
Tribeca Film Festival (NYC) 2017

Glasgow FrighFest 2017

Gold Coast Film Festival 2017

Edge Of The World Film Festival, Winton 2017

Boston Underground Film Festival 2017
Calgary Underground Film Festival 2017
DARK MOFO Festival, Hobart 2017

 

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