A young woman investigates the death of her mother, who drowned when her daughter was still a baby. The question is: was it murder, suicide or merely an accident?

Director:

Writers:

(story), | 2 more credits »
Reviews
1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his... See full summary »

Director: Ben Lewin
Stars: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Lewin
Stars: Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum, Natasha Richardson
The Sessions (2012)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.

Director: Ben Lewin
Stars: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy
Heatwave (1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A planned housing development in the mid 70's designed for an upstart Cockney immigrant developer, becomes the centre of controversy as tenants and squatters in the older houses refuse to move.

Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Judy Davis, Richard Moir, Chris Haywood
The New Age (1994)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Episodic movie about a rich yuppie couple who, going broke, can't decide if they want to stay together and meanwhile openly sleep around and experiment with different lifestyles.

Director: Michael Tolkin
Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Patrick Bauchau
Four Friends (1981)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town--who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Penn
Stars: Craig Wasson, Jodi Thelen, Michael Huddleston
Hoodwink (1981)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

True story about a jailed bank robber who pretends he's become blind to get an early release. Cops don't believe him, but a lonely minister's wife arrives to teach him how to live with his "condition". They fall in love. Big mistake.

Director: Claude Whatham
Stars: John Hargreaves, Judy Davis, Dennis Miller
Kangaroo (1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.

Director: Tim Burstall
Stars: Colin Friels, Judy Davis, John Walton
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ben Lewin
Stars: Ben Lewin
Blue Rose (2017)
Biography

The Story of Percy Grainger. A troubled musical genius and the finest pianist in the world in 1920-1950

Director: Ben Lewin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nina Bailley / Georgia White
...
Karlin
...
Elizabeth
Alex Menglet ...
Lazlo
...
Frank Le Mat
...
Scarlatti
Roy Baldwin ...
Librarian
Kerin Boyer ...
Policewoman 1
Tommy Dysart ...
Bystander
Lynda Gibson ...
Policewoman 2
...
Policeman
Nick Lathouris ...
Bystander
David Letch ...
Gallery manager
Robert Meldrum ...
Alex
Jillian Murray ...
Leela
Edit

Storyline

A young woman investigates the death of her mother, who drowned when her daughter was still a baby. The question is: was it murder, suicide or merely an accident? Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t@dds.nl>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

australia | independent film | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Did she fall or was she pushed? Finding out could be murder.

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 October 1989 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

La misteriosa morte di Georgia White  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
you've got some of your mother in you, after all.
12 April 2010 | by (Nova Scotia, Canada) – See all my reviews

Is "Georgia" a great film? Well, not particularly. Judy Davis gives a particularly good performance(s), the sort where she gets to have a lot of attitude, something she always does well. But there isn't a whole lot else going for this picture. Writer/director Ben Lewin creates a world that's convincing enough to get into, than twists it up in a knot like most thrillers. Somewhere, it becomes unconvincing beneath the weight of things. Still, the supporting cast is much of what holds "Georgia" together. I especially liked Marshall Napier as the retired cop.

I suppose I would have liked more character development. In fact, we're hardly introduced to the title character herself. It's hard to empathize with the death of someone who barely existed. Not to say this wasn't an enjoyable film to watch, though. You should enjoy it too. Give it a shot for Judy Davis.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?