Eye of the Storm.[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
Release Date: Fri 17 Aug 2012
Running Time: N/A
Director: Fred Schepisi
Producer: Antony Waddington
Starring: Dustin Clare Dustin Clare is a Logie award winning Australian actor. Filmography
Genre: Drama, Nouveau
This drama about the difficulties and the joys of being a family is based upon the novel by Nobel Prize Nobel Prize, award given for outstanding achievement in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, peace, or literature. The awards were established by the will of Alfred Nobel, who left a fund to provide annual prizes in the five areas listed above. for Literature-winning Australian author Patrick White and directed by Fred Schepisi of Six Degrees of Separation and A Cry in the Dark fame.
Set in the 1960s Sydney suburb of Centennial Park, the film focusses on wealthy Elizabeth Hunter (Charlotte Rampling) who, in the final days of her life, summons home her actor son Basil (Geoffrey Rush) and socialite daughter Dorothy (Judy Davis) who distanced themselves from her long ago for reasons unknown.
When the pair arrive at the family estate it quickly becomes evident that, while ostensibly os·ten·si·ble
Represented or appearing as such; ostensive: His ostensible purpose was charity, but his real goal was popularity. setting about making peace with the hurts their mother inflicted on them when they were teenagers, both could actually really use the money they know will be up for grabs in her will. And for her part, Elizabeth is intent on playing mind games with her offspring until the very end.