FEATURE FILM PREMIERES AT WOW FILM FESTIVAL 14-18 OCT 09
FEATURE FILM PREMIERES AT THE 16TH WOW FILM FESTIVAL 2009
with Filmmaker Q & A’s and forums
‘FOUR OF A KIND’
Sydney Premiere of an Australian feature film
on Thursday, 15th October at 8:00pm
MEET THE FILM-MAKERS! Produced and directed by Melbourne based filmmaker, Fiona Cochrane, written by Helen Collins and starring Leverne McDonnell, Gail Watson, Nina Landis and Louise Siversen.
Joe Camillieri and the Black Sorrows, an iconic Aussie band,
provide Greek chorus style interludes which are used to good effect. Fiona Cochrane, Gail Watson, Nina Landis and Leverne McDonnell who is also the Associate Producer will participate in a Filmmakers Q&A at the screening.
Love Lies Betrayal Murder; Four different women, each with a well-hidden secret they are coaxed, tricked or forced into revealing. Through a veil of lies all four flirt with the truth as they experience betrayal, ambition, loneliness, pain and anger. But the lies they tell themselves might be the ones that hurt the most.
Sometimes it’s better to omit the truth! ” … beneath its deceptively simple surface lies an emotionally lacerating psychological whodunit of unusual complexity” – Paul Harris, Film Buffs Forecast ‘Not far off being a hidden Australian gem that you should race out to.’ – Ben McEachen Empire Magazine
International Premiere – 2008 Montreal World Film Festival
Best Feature Film at 2009 ReelHeART Film Festival, Toronto
Best Feature Film at 2009 SkyFest Film & Script Festival, USA
‘I WISH I WERE STEPHANIE V’
International Premiere of an Australian Feature Film
on Saturday, 17th October at 7:00pm
A vibrant romance, comedy and drama produced by Laura Sivis,
directed by Jon Cohen and written by Chloe Traicos who also stars in the film.
3 girls, 3 immigrant families, 3 romances, 1 tennis final.
A soon to be 21 year old Greek girl, sets out to win the university tennis tournament, but discovers that there is more to life than tennis, and that love comes in many forms. The story of the trials, traumas and romances of 3 very different young women being raised by their immigrant families, seen through the eyes of Helen, a 21 year old virgin being raised by her matchmaking traditional Greek grandmother.
It’s fun, it’s crazy, it’s serious. It will make you cheer and cry – but not too much!