The Royal Hotel
Two American backpackers are drawn to the relaxed atmosphere of a remote Outback pub, but they soon realize that there is something dark and sinister lurking beneath the surface.
Cast & Crew
The Royal Hotel is an Australian psychological thriller film directed by Kitty Green and written by Green and Oscar Redding. It stars Julia Garner and Jessica Henwick as two American backpackers who take jobs as bartenders at a remote Outback pub called The Royal Hotel. The film also stars Hugo Weaving, Damon Herriman, and Toby Wallace.
Two American backpackers, Hanna (Garner) and Liv (Henwick), arrive at a remote Outback pub called The Royal Hotel to start their new jobs as bartenders. The pub is run by the eccentric and enigmatic Billy (Weaving), and the clientele is a mix of locals and tourists.
Hanna and Liv are initially drawn to the pub’s relaxed atmosphere and the easy camaraderie of the locals. However, they soon realize that there is something dark and sinister lurking beneath the surface.
The locals are increasingly hostile towards Hanna and Liv, and Billy seems to be taking a perverse pleasure in their discomfort. Hanna and Liv begin to feel trapped and isolated, and they soon realize that they are in danger.
The Royal Hotel is a suspenseful and atmospheric thriller that explores the dark side of human nature. It is a film about isolation, vulnerability, and the dangers of trusting strangers.