focus on asia and dario argento

boarding gate
Boarding Gate

The latest talent to emerge from Italy's famous filmmaking family, discover the work of actor, director and international 'It Girl' Asia Argento, screening alongside signature classics by her horror maestro father.

Fri 7 - Sun 16 December 2007
Full $13 Concession $10
Six Session Pass: $60 Full $48 Concession

Curated by Roberta Ciabarra. Read the program notes.

Listen to Julie Rigg's interview with Asia Argento on Radio National

Acknowledgements: 20th Century Fox, 2Brothers, Cineteca di Bologna, Exhumed Films, Hollywood Classics, Kojo Pictures, Lionsgate, Marco Giusti, Memento Films, MK2, Nihil Productions, Opera Film, Palm Pictures, Potential Films, Roadshow Film Distributors, Sony Pictures Releasing, Videa CDE, Wild Bunch.


boarding gate

A contemporary East/West thriller featuring Michael Madsen and a front and centre Asia Argento.

deep red

Dario Argento's 1975 giallo horror thriller, starring David Hemmings.


The 1980 gothic fantasy sequel to Suspiria - which continues Argento's 'Three Mothers' trilogy - is possibly Argento's most surreal.


Dario Argento's cult horror classic from 1977, starring Jessica Harper, Alida Valli and Udo Kier.


The gorgeous new film from Tony Gatlif, starring Asia Argento and Birol Unel (Head On).

the heart is deceitful above all things

Based on the book by cult teen author 'J.T. LeRoy'. Co-written, directed by and starring Asia Argento.

scarlet diva + cindy, the doll is mine

Asia Argento in her audacious, self-penned directorial debut. Screens with short featuring Asia in twin roles.

go go tales

Asia re-teams with Willem Dafoe in Abel Ferrara's latest film, direct from festivals in Cannes and New York.

new rose hotel + abel/asia

Erotic, tech-noir thriller, directed by Abel Ferrara, based on the story by William Gibson.

marie antoinette

Asia Argento vamps it up as Madame du Barry in Sofia Coppola's fabulous pop opera.

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