Thursday, August 9, 2012

Actor and Filmmaker Martin Donovan to Visit Sydney

Actor and director Martin Donovan will visit Sydney to present the Australian premiere of his film COLLABORATOR at Possible Worlds, Sydney's 7th Canadian Film Festival. The premiere will take place at Dendy Opera Quays, Wednesday August 15 at 8:30pm.

Martin Donovan has appeared in over 40 feature films alongside a thriving career in television (Weeds, The Firm), working with prestigious directors such as Christopher Nolan (Insomnia), Spike Lee (Malcolm X) and Gus Van Sant (Boss).

In Jane Campion’s The Portrait of A Lady Martin played Nicole Kidman’s doomed cousin and admirer for which he won the National Society of Film Critic’s Award for best supporting actor. He has also worked with Australians Gregor Jordan (Unthinkable) and Bill Bennett (In A Savage Land).

Donovan has enjoyed a long association with celebrated director Hal Hartley, starring in several of his films including Amateur and Simple Men which were selected for the Cannes Film Festival. 

Donovan – an American who is now based in Vancouver - is in Australia to present his directorial debut Collaborator, a Canadian thriller in which he stars alongside David Morse and Olivia Williams.

Martin Donovan will next be seen in Mira Nair’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, selected to open the 2012 Venice International Film Festival.

Tickets are $16. For more info visit the Possible Worlds website –

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