Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Australia, 2019, 108 min,

In the 1980s and ‘90s, Michael Hutchence was flying high and topping the charts as the lead singer of the hugely successful Australian rock band INXS. There was, however, a darkness that always hovered behind the spotlight. Hutchence, a man who saw rock and roll as “liberation,” was a natural performer who channeled his unique brand of exuberant vocals and charismatic sex appeal onto the stage until his untimely death at the age of 37.

CREDITS

Director:

Richard Lowenstein

Producers:

Maya Gnyp ,John Battsek ,Sue Murray ,Mark Fennessy ,Lynn-Maree Milburn ,Andrew de Groot

Cinematography:

Andrew de Groot

Editing:

Richard Lowenstein,Tayler Martin,Lynn-Maree Milburn

Sound:

Mick Boraso

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Richard Lowenstein was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1959. After graduating with a degree in film and television from the Swinburne Institute of Technology, he directed numerous music videos, including 16 for INXS. His first feature film, STRIKEBOUND (1984), told the story of striking mineworkers in 1930s Australia. Most recently he has been directing documentary films, such as ECCO HOMO (2015) about artist Peter Vanessa "Troy" Davies.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

United States, 2019, Tribeca,

Tribeca, United States 2019 -

Canada, 2019, Hot Docs,

Hot Docs, Canada 2019 -

Czech Republic, 2019, Karlovy Vary IFF,

Karlovy Vary IFF, Czech Republic 2019 -

Germany, 2019, Filmfest München,

Filmfest München, Germany 2019 -

CONTACT

Ana Vicente
Dogwoof
London, EC1V 3QN
Phone: 207 253 6244
ana@dogwoof.com