For the first time ever, an Indian film is being presented to foreign audiences by an eminent international film personality. The legendary actor Hugo Weaving ( The Matrix, Cloud Atlas,Lord of the Rings, V for Vendetta) will be presenting ‘Ship of Theseus’ to audiences in Australia.
Filmmaker Anand Gandhi, and Hugo Weavingwere part of the jury panel at the Sydney International Film Festival, where they became extremely good friends, sharing a palate for films and art. The film also played at the festival, where Hugo had a chance to watch it. “Ship of Theseus is an absolutely rare and profound piece of cinema, full of wonder and enlightenment.Anand Gandhi has proved himself as a groundbreaking filmmaker,” says Hugo.
Gandhi is delighted that his friendship with Weaving has become an alliance involving his debut film. “Hugo is one of the finest actors in the world. It’s such an honour that he is now presenting the film in his country.”
The film is set to release on November 7th across Australia.