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These Final Hours (2013)

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A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.

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Zoe
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Dead Man
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Desperate Dad
Brendan Kalin ...
Desperate Son
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Wild Man
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It's the last day on earth, twelve hours before a cataclysmic event will end life as we know it. James makes his way across a lawless and chaotic city to the party to end all parties. Along the way, he somewhat reluctantly saves the life of a little girl named Rose who is desperately searching for her father. Stuck with the unexpected burden of responsibility, James is forced to come to terms with what really matters in life as the final hours tick away. Written by Roadshow Films

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The end is here.

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31 July 2014 (Australia)  »

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AUD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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The Police Officer is using a Beretta M92 handgun; these handguns have never been issued to any mainstream branches of Australia's State Police forces (only to some special operations such as W.A. Police TRG - Tactical Response Group). The only semi automatic handguns they carry are Glocks, and Smith and Wesson M&Ps. Some Victorian branches are still carrying S&W 0.38 revolvers. See more »

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In the beginning when James is driving, there is a radio announcement made with the speaker stating that he was from VKG. VKG is the Police Operation Center call sign for NSW (New South Wales). The correct call sign for the W.A. (West Australian) Police is VKI. See more »

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Rose: There's still time...
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Great film - Nathan Phillips and Angourie Rice are excellent
4 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

Great film - tense, edgy, but human. Nathan Phillips and Angourie Rice are excellent - especially Angourie Rice - extraordinary acting for an 11 year old! The other two stand-outs are Sarah Snook, and the cameo by Lynnette Curran. In fact, the female casting is what makes the film so memorable - in other hands an end-of-days scenario like this could have been a parade of clichés for the young adult male market, but director Zac Hilditch draws us into a story that is bleak, yet sensitive and gripping without being addled by senseless action and effects. The cinematography and editing are also responsible for the film's great presence - beautifully shot by Bonnie Elliott and edited by Nick Meyers.


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