The Loved Ones

The Loved Ones

Feature Film

Australian: 4 November 2010

Director: Sean Byrne

Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller

Run Time: 84 minutes

Producers: Ambience Entertainment, Michael Boughen, Mark Lazarus

Executive Producers: Christopher Mapp, Matthew Street, David Whealy, Bryce Menzies

Financiers: Omnilab Media, Screen Australia, The Melbourne International Film Festival’s Premiere Fund, Film Victoria, Darclight Films

US Producers: Paramount Pictures

Australian Distributor: Madman Entertainment

The Loved Ones tells the story of a guilt-ridden teenager, Brent (played by Xavier Samuel) who, on his prom-night finds himself captured by a girl, Lola Stone (chillingly portrayed by Robin McLeavy). Lola and her father have sinister intentions for Brent – a prom-night he will never forget.


The Loved Ones was selected to screen at the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010 and was the winner of the People’s Choice Award. The film had its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival in July 2010.