It’s the annual Christmas Eve concert at the Marigold House Assisted Living Facility. All her friends are dying and Florence wants out. When the facility double books two rival Elvis impersonators, Florence takes the opportunity for one last hurrah.
SCREENING: Crowley Theater - Sunday October 18 12:30PM
Category: Narrative Short Year: 2014 Runtime: 14m Country: Australia Language: English Premiere: North America
Director: Mirrah Foulkes Screenwriter: Mirrah Foulkes Producer: Alex White Editor: Katie Flaxman Cinematographer: Jeremy Rouse Sound Designer: Sam Petty Costume Designer: Sophie Fletcher Hair & Makeup: Sheldon Wade Production Designer: Karen Murphy Cast: Jacki Weaver, Justin Rosniak, Eden Falk, Julian Crotti, Melanie Mirto
Mirrah Foulkes first short film as writer/director ‘Dumpy Goes to the Big Smoke’ won numerous awards including the Rouben Mamoulian award for best director at the 2012 Sydney film festival and the Ellen - Filmmaker to watch award at Aspen shortsfest 2013. It was nominated for two 2013 AACTA awards for best short fiction film and best short screenplay. ‘Florence Has Left the Building’ is Mirrah’s second film and won the AACTA award in 2015 for Best Short Fiction film.