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52nd edition

These Final Hours

Fortnight 2014, Feature film, 1h26


It’s the last day on earth, twelve hours before an event will end life as we know it.James makes his way across a lawless city to the party to end all parties. Along the way he somewhat reluctantly saves the life of a little girl named Rose, desperately searching for her father. Stuck with the unexpected burden of responsibility, James is forced to question what really matters as the hours tick away.


Zak Hilditch

Zak studied film at Curtin University and completed his honours degree in 2004. In 2006 he won the Young Filmmaker of the year award at the WA Screen Awards. Zak was nominated for Inside Film’s Rising Talent Award in 2011. In 2012 Transmission was in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival, won four awards including best film and director at the 2012 St Kilda Film Festival and was nominated for best short and screenplay at the 2013 AACTA awards

Angourie Rice
Daniel Henshall
Jessica De Gouw
Kathryn Beck
Nathan Philips
Sarah Snook

Zak Hilditch

Bonnie Elliott

Emma Bortignon

Nick Meyers

Cornel Wilczek

Set decoration
Nigel Devenport

Production :
8th In Line Productions PTY LTD
1 Muriel Place
WA 6007 Leederville – Australie
Tél : +61 408 938 229

Coproduction :
Footprint Films Pty Ltd (Australie)

Ventes / Foreign sales :
Celluloid Dreams
Tél : +33 1 49 70 03 70

Distribution :
Synergy Cinema
Tél : +33 9 50 01 37 90

Presse / publicist :
Bossa Nova
Michel Burstein
Tél : +33 1 43 26 26 26
Cell : +33 6 07 55 58 88

International press :
Alice Gledhillhall

Press release

Hilditch shares talent insight / screen daily
These Final Hours devrait laisser une trace dans l’histoire du cinéma australien / Technikart
Jessica De Gouw on bringing the film to Cannes / firstcoastnews
L’un des meilleurs métrages que nous avons pu voir cette année à Cannes / devildead
Intense et efficace / Abus de ciné