Xavier’s film The Loved Ones will be one of the feature films showing at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival, March 12-20. Here’s what SXSW says about the film (Xavier plays Brent):
The Loved Ones (Australia)
Director and Screenwriter: Sean Byrne
Brent, a 17-year-old student grieving after the recent loss of his father, politely declines an invitation to the school formal from Lola, the quietest girl in school. Devastated by the rejection, Lola and her overly protective father kidnap Brent and force him to endure a macabre Formal of their own creation…
Cast: Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine, Jessica McNamee, Richard Wilson
Xavier recently did an interview with Moving Pictures where he talks about The Loved Ones and Eclipse.