A film by Kitty Green
THE ROYAL HOTEL
Hanna and Liv are best friends backpacking in Australia. After they run out of money, they take a temporary live-in job behind the bar of a pub called 'The Royal Hotel'. Soon, Hanna and Liv find themselves trapped in an unnerving situation that grows rapidly out of their control.
A Statement by
“This clash of cultures felt like a fascinating way into a broader discussion about drinking culture and gender dynamics. It was a rich and dynamic jumping-off point for a screenplay."