FilmDude Anne Murphy August 16, 2019 Set in a ruthless world of local drug lords, the action centres on the fate of Claudio, who has fallen for Angelo’s sister (and is jailed because of him). “Measure for Measure” takes its name and broad plotline from Shakespeare’s play. Central to the movie is an abiding dilemma […]
ScreenDaily August 4, 2019 Shakespeare in Melbourne, with Hugo Weaving as the crime boss of a block of public apartments SOURCE: PHOTO BY SARAH ENTICKNAP ‘MEASURE FOR MEASURE’ Dir/scr. Paul Ireland. Australia. 2019. 103 mins. In Measure for Measure, Shakespeare is given a social-realist spin in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, a development that suits the infrequently adapted play […]
SMH Karl Quinn August 3, 2019 Damian Hill wasn’t there to see the film he co-wrote and was set to star in when it had its world premiere on Friday night, but his spirit loomed large over the event. “This is Damian Hill’s film,” said Measure for Measure director and co-writer Paul Ireland. “It’s about that […]
Hugo and the cast of Measure for Measure have attended the film’s world premiere at MIFF 2019. Check out the first pics here below – more will be added to the gallery as they become available.
Looking forward to the premiere of Measure for Measure at the Melbourne Film Festival today, here’s once more the teaser trailer and a couple of screencaps in the gallery. Get your tickets here!
As the Melbourne International Film Festival has kicked off its program, here’s the list of screenings for Hearts and Bones and Measure for Measure: Hearts and Bones AUG 4, Melbourne Premiere AUG 10, Screening AUG 14, Screening Measure for Measure AUG 2, World Premiere (currently sold out) AUG 8, Screening (currently sold out) AUG 13, […]
Mediaweek July 31, 2018 Australian actor Hugo Weaving will star in the feature film M4M. The ensemble romantic drama is a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s play Measure for Measure, set within Melbourne’s Housing Commission flats. The production reunites Damian Hill and Paul Ireland, the creative team behind the critically acclaimed 2015 feature Pawno. M4M has secured principal production investment from Screen Australia in association […]
if.com.au July 30, 2018 Damian Hill and Paul Ireland, the creative team behind 2015 indie Pawno, have reunited for M4M, a modern take on the Shakespeare play ‘Measure for Measure’ that will be set within Melbourne’s commission flats. Hugo Weaving will star in the film, about an unlikely love story between modern Muslim woman Jaiwara and local […]
Hugo Weaving will star in the film, about an unlikely love story between modern Muslim woman Jaiwara and local loner musician Claudio. Looming large is local crime figure Duke (Weaving) and his rival Farouk, Jaiwara’s gangster brother. Read more here.