Spotlight Films of Melbourne International Film Festival 2017

The 66th Melbourne International Film Festival 2017 Kicks off today from 3 to 20 August with hundreds of films packed into the 17 days, here is a special picks by ChiliMovie, you may have a look at the list which worth watching.


Release Date
2017-08-04
  • Rate : 0
  • Production Companies :
  • Director : Priscilla Cameron,
  • Stars : Melissa George,Ewen Leslie,Ed Oxenbould,
  • Evelyn, an ex-burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, it reopens old wounds over the death of Fin's mother.
Release Date
2017-08-25
  • Rate : 7.40
  • Production Companies : Neon,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Harris Dickinson,Madeline Weinstein,Kate Hodge,
  • An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Release Date
2016-03-17
  • Rate : 6.10
  • Production Companies : Troll Court Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), The Safran Company,
  • Director : Greg McLean, Iván Palomino,
  • Stars : Tony Goldwyn,Melonie Diaz,John Gallagher Jr.,
  • A group of 83 American expatriates who work in a building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, find themselves trapped in their workplace; a voice emits over the speaker system, forcing them through a series of murderous moral decisions.
Release Date
2017-07-27
  • Rate : 7.10
  • Production Companies : Sony Pictures Classics, 3311 Productions, Lord Miller,
  • Director : Dave McCary,
  • Stars : Kyle Mooney,Claire Danes,Mark Hamill,
  • Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Release Date
2017-10-27
  • Rate : 8.80
  • Production Companies : Sony Pictures Classics, Frenesy Film Company, La Cinéfacture,
  • Director : Manuela D'Ovidio, Dominique Delany, Paolo Sponzilli,
  • Stars : Timothée Chalamet,Armie Hammer,Michael Stuhlbarg,
  • A sudden and powerful romance blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliff-side mansion.
Release Date
2017-04-21
  • Rate : 6.80
  • Production Companies :
  • Director :
  • Stars : Aaron Moorhead,Justin Benson,Tate Ellington,
  • Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Release Date
2016-10-28
  • Rate : 7.90
  • Production Companies : BFI, BBC, Mélusine Productions,
  • Director : Roger Mainwood,
  • Stars : Jim Broadbent,Brenda Blethyn,Luke Treadaway,
  • This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Release Date
2017-08-04
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies :
  • Director : Alethea Jones,
  • Stars : Katie Aselton,Toni Collette,Bridget Everett,
  • Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner." When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Release Date
2008-01-01
  • Rate : 5
  • Production Companies : Story AB, Medieoperatørene,
  • Director : David Aronowitsch, Hanna Heilborn,
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  • Animated documentary about two Sudanese children who are abducted and used as slaves
Release Date
2017-09-01