Bloodshot Heart (2020)

  • FFFA, Genre, Thriller
  • 1h 30m

At 44, Hans still lives with his mother and makes ends meet as a driving instructor. He’s plagued by visions of a lost love which start to derail his grip on reality. When Matilda, a tenant half his age, moves in, deeply repressed feelings emerge within Hans. Tension soon grows between Hans and his mother as their relationship isn’t quite what it seems. It appears that Matilda is harbouring dangerous secrets of her own. Driven by his manic obsession, Hans’ hatches the perfect plan to win Matilda’s heart.

Filled with luscious colour and stunning surreal flourishes, Bloodshot Heart is a thrilling new piece of Australian genre cinema. It announces exciting new talent from director Parish Malfitano supported by an electric performance by prolific producer-turned-actor Richard James Allen.


Parish Malfitano





Bonus Content

Audience vox pops

Audience responses to the premiere screening of Bloodshot Heart at the Fantastic Film Festival Australia at Ritz Cinemas, Randwick.

Cast and crew Q&A

Film programmer Richard Sowada hosts a Q&A with director Parish Malfitano and star Richard James Allen.