Directed by Australian James Pillion and starring Maria Dinulescu, Jonathan Ahmadi, Maia Morgenstern, Andi Vasluianu, Far From Here follows a young married couple living in Los Angeles and looking to start a family. When Sofia, an out-of-work engineer, lands a dream job in her home country of Romania, she convinces Grant to put their plans on hold temporarily. One year on however and Grant, a successful young novelist, struggles to finish his latest book and feels homesick in Bucharest. Sofia on the other hand has flowered into a confident young woman working long hours and struggling to balance her home life and career. When a family crisis forces the couple apart, the physical and emotional distance forces the couple to take a hard honest look at their choices and to confront a decision that could alter their future forever.
As detailed in James Pillion’s How To Make a Movie in a Foreign Country series of articles featured exclusively on our website, this is your chance to see this highly accomplished first feature film.
A screening of Far From Here is happening at the Ritz Randwick on Monday, February 5, 2018, which will be followed by a Q&A with Pillion moderated by FilmInk’s Dov Kornits. Click through to book you ticket now.