HOUNDS OF LOVE

HOUNDS OF LOVE is the Venice Film Festival premiering and fearless first feature by Australian writer-director Ben Young. Stars Emma Booth, Stephen Curry & Ashleigh Cummings.

NEWS & REVIEWS

Overlook Film Festival 2017: Hounds of Love Wins Big

Ryland Aldrick
May 2nd, 2017
SCREENANARCHY

"The big winner of the weekend was Ben Young's Aussie horror Hounds of Love which took home both the top jury prize "Best Feature" and the Audience Award ... Rich with tense performances and complex insight into working class struggles ... We're going to be talking about the movie – and this filmmaker – for a long time.”

On State of Mind in 'Hounds of Love'

PAUL RISKER
APRIL 24th, 2017
POPMATTERS

"Through its sheer sense of presence, it does not ask for, but rather it demands an appreciation for the visceral experience it cultivates.
(Hounds) meticulously inches it’s way towards an emotionally dramatic and uncertain crescendo.
8 out of 10"

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Tribeca Film Festival
Review

John Wedemeyer
April 20th, 2017
mxdwn.com

"Fueled by a powerhouse performance by Emma Booth, Hounds of Love shines the darkest corners of the human heart to examine the monstrous things we’re capable of doing to ourselves and to others in the name of love. Its a deep, dark, disturbing, masterpiece of a film.   5 out of 5"

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Ashleigh Cummings Interview

LARRY hEATh
MARCH 31st, 2017
THE IRIS

"(Young) didn’t subscribe to any genres as such, and that’s what I think makes it so original and unique ... I think he did a pretty magical job with it. I saw it for the first time yesterday and I knew he was a genius but I didn’t understand what kind of genius he was until yesterday."

Venice Film Festival Review

Eddie Cockrell
SEPTEMBER 1st, 2016
VARIETY

"Brave audiences will be rewarded with a harrowing ride that morphs from discrete horror to probing character study and back again ... For such a bold film to work, the performances must be all-in, and the three leads are committed to Young’s vision ... “Hounds of Love” is a calling card not soon forgotten."