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Festival Guest

Marcus Markou

Marcus Markou 

Marcus Markou is an independent filmmaker – who self-distributed his debut feature film, Papadopoulos and Sons, in 2013 by staging his own cinema release, to great success.

He has written two plays, Age-Sex-Location (2004) and Ordinary Dreams (2009), and his short films Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times (2017) and Office Song (2019) have notched up over 100 festival screenings between them and over 20 award wins. Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times became a viral hit on YouTube and went from 20k views in April 2021 to over 3 million views in just a few months.

In 2014 he was nominated by the London Critics Circle Awards for Breakthrough British Filmmaker.

We are pleased to have Markus Markou, Writer/Director of The Wife and Her House Husband in attendance at selected sessions in Melbourne on 14 & 15 November and Sydney on 20 November.


Director Q&A

Charting the breakup of a marriage, a forgotten letter brings a couple together to face their past and their most intimate feelings for each other. Featuring an honest, tender script navigating the highs and lows of married life, Marcus Markou crafts an engrossing and engaging drama fuelled by solid central performances.

Australian Premiere