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The Tender Hook

Completed (2008)

Set in a stylised version of 1920s Sydney, The Tender Hook charts a young woman's rise to the apex of a love/power triangle. Femme fatal Iris (Rose Byrne), underworld figure McHeath (Hugo Weaving) and aspiring boxer Art (Matt le Nevez) fight it out in the nightclubs, docksides and boxing rings of a wild Jazz Age Sydney.


Hugo Weaving (Captain America; The Lord of the Rings; V for Vendetta; The Matrix)
Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids; X-Men: The Beginning; Knowing; Damages; 8 Weeks Later)
Matt Le Nevez (Society Murders; Peaches)


Writer & Director: Jonathan Ogilvie



  • Connecticut Film Festival: Best International Film

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