Producer Marion Pilowsky will make her directorial debut with THE CALL BACK, a new comedy made with investment funding from Fox International Productions, Screen Australia and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC).
Written by Pilowsky and Lee A. Sellars, the film pitches a young couple against the visitors from hell, an insufferable duo who operate with the confidence of the anointed. Set in the Adelaide Hills, it follows Ronnie, a struggling restauranteur who has amassed some debts. When Henry, a British movie star that broke her heart several years before, visits with his French girlfriend Sophie,
“This is a film about finding your true home, love, sex, food and bloody good Shiraz, as well as being my own personal ode to Australia,” said Pilowsky. She had us at food and Shiraz.
Pilowsky has previously produced a number of shorts and features, including Sleuth and My Last Five Girlfriends. The Ride which was nominated for a Jury Prize at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. One of her most recent short as a director was Frida and Diego: The Australian Years, a comedy about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera fleeing New York to seek sanctuary with the Australian people of the present.
THE CALL BACK will shoot in Adelaide and its environs later in 2017, with casting to be announced shortly.
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