Frida & Diego: The Australian Years All ages
Once upon a time Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera tried to make a go of it in Australia. Devastated by an artistic scandal in New York they exiled themselves first to Port Adelaide, a place of industry and real people. In this new land they hoped to find creative sanctuary and succour. Away from the demons that haunt their past, Frida and Diego unravel the mysteries of modern Australian life. Based on real events as imagined by Marion Pilowsky.
Director Marion Pilowsky | Producer Georgia Humphreys | Screenwriter Marion Pilowsky | Cinematographer David Roberts | Editor Veronica Buhagiar | Composer Luis Almau | Cast Tiriel Mora, Maria Humphreys, Luke Mckenzie
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Marion Pilowsky is a British-Australian writer and director. Her first short film, made for the BBC, The Ride (2011) starred Anthony LaPaglia and Ed Speleers was nominated for a Jury award for Best Narrative Short at the Tribeca Film Festival. Her short film What We Know (2015), starring Maria Humphreys and Joel Jackson, was the only Australian film invited to screen at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2016. Her debut feature film, The Call Back, backed by 20th Century Fox, will go into production in 2017.