George Ryga's Hungry Hills - Trailer
In 1954 after two years in a home for boys, Snit Mandolin (Keir
Gilchrist), 15, returns home to his seemingly unhinged and reclusive aunt
Matilda (Gabrielle Rose). Defeated by a community that still shuns him,
confronted by the impossibility of surviving on his aunt's farm, Snit
falls in with Johnny Swift (Alexander De Jordy), 16, another outcast.
Johnny makes moonshine and sells it through a local bootlegger. The boys
work together and become fast friends. And Snit finds first love with a
free-spirited local girl, Robin, 16 (Alexia Fast).
Their adventure is interrupted by the enigmatic and unpredictable Roy Kane
(John Pyper-Ferguson), the district's private cop, who took Snit away two
years ago and will now use the boys to get to the bootlegger.
Dogged by Kane, betrayed by a bootlegger and plagued by the ghosts of the
past, the boys' partnership ends - their friendship broken.
Alone once more in the community that rejected him, Snit comes to a
Director: Rob King
Producers: Rhonda Baker, Avi Federgreen, Rob King, Gary Fisher
Executive Producers: Jennifer Jonas, Leonard Farlinger, Gerard Demaer
Screenplay: Gary Fisher. Based on the novel by George Ryga
Cinematography: Ken Krawczyk CSC
Production Designer: Gary Varro
Composer: Todd Bryanton
Editor: Jackie Dzuba
Online Video Post Production: Java Post Production
Colour-Correction / VFX: Jack Tunnicliffe