Pursuing a moviemaking career in Hollywood requires landing an agent, hustling to countless auditions and table reads, networking, and keeping your face in the mix hoping that someone will roll the dice on you. However, generating your own material is another way to not only stand out, but create the kind movie you want to be part of. And Shiloh Fernandez ("Red Riding Hood," "White Bird In A Blizzard," "Evil Dead") has done just that with "Queen Of Carthage."
Co-written and co-produced by Fernandez, who takes a lead role as well, the film follows Amos who travel to New Zealand to start a new life and escape his past, only to find that some things can't be easily left behind. Keisha Castle-Hughes ("Whale Rider"), Graham Candy and Amanda Tito co-star in the movie, with Mardana M. Mayginnes (who also co-wrote the script) making her sophomore feature film behind the camera.
"Queen Of Carthage" has its World Premiere tonight at the Montreal International Film Festival at Cinema Quartier Latin 16. Click here for screening times and watch below.