• Hounds of Love (2017)

Hounds of Love

Release Date: May 12th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

In 1987, murderous couple John and Evelyn roam the streets of Perth, Australia, searching for their latest victim. Fate leads them to Vicki Maloney, a teen who snuck out of her house at night to go to a party. Now held captive in a room, Vicki must use her wits to try and drive a wedge between the crazed duo before they can finish her off.

Cast: Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Stephen Curry, Susie Porter, Damian de Montemas, Harrison Gilbertson, Fletcher Humphrys, Michael Muntz

Director: Ben Young

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Keywords: Survival, 1980s, Escape, Quest, Pursuit, Intense, House, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Derek SmithSlant Magazine

    Hounds of Love builds to a crescendo that earns its emotional catharsis while staying true to its roots as a truly chilling and intense thriller. show more

  • 80
    Sarah WardScreen International

    In its style as well as its psychological focus, Hounds of Love marks Young as a filmmaker to watch, though he’s not the feature’s only standout. His trio of leads has rarely been better. show more

  • 70
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    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. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Direction
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Cinematography
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Hair and Makeup
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Original Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Editing
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2017)