Prepare for a heart-pounding adventure into the Australian Outback in this psychological thriller “The Royal Hotel.” Directed by Kitty Green, known for the critically acclaimed “The Assistant,” this film promises to be a thrilling ride from start to finish.
Julia Garner and Jessica Henwick star as backpackers Liv and Hanna, who stumble onto an unexpected opportunity in a rural mining town. As they go headfirst into their new live-in bar employment, they become involved in a web of intrigue and danger.
With Toby Wallace and Hugo Weaving filling out the cast, “The Royal Hotel” is shaping up to be a masterpiece in generating suspense. This video takes a careful look at the intricate power dynamics between genders in a microcosm of Australian culture, drawing inspiration from the eye-opening documentary “Hotel Coolgardie.”
After making its world premiere at the prestigious Telluride Film Festival, the film is presently preparing for its theatrical release in Australia on November 23, 2023.
Directed by Kitty Green
Screenplay by Kitty Green, Oscar Redding
Based on Hotel Coolgardie by Pete Gleeson
Starring: Julia Garner, Jessica Henwick, Toby Wallace, Hugo Weaving
Cinematography: Michael Latham
Edited by Kasra Rassoulzadegan
Release Date: November 23, 2023
Americans Hanna and Liv are best friends backpacking in Australia. After they run out of money, Liv, looking for an adventure, convinces Hanna to take a temporary live-in job behind the bar of a pub called ’The Royal Hotel’ in a remote Outback mining town. Bar owner Billy and a host of locals give the girls a riotous introduction to Down Under drinking culture but soon Hanna and Liv find themselves trapped in an unnerving situation that grows rapidly out of their control.