John Hillcoat Overview

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Although born in Queensland, Australia, director John Hillcoat was raised in Hamilton, Ontario. He always had an eye for creativity and at a young age had the opportunity to feature his paintings at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Hillcoat went on to study in Australia where he graduated from Melbourne's Swinburne Film School. At the age of 26, Hillcoat became the youngest filmmaker to be accepted into the Toronto International Film Festival for his short, The Finger (1987), when he was still a... See All

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