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?

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Nina Bailley / Georgia White
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Karlin
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Elizabeth
Alex Menglet ...
Lazlo
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Frank Le Mat
Lewis Fiander ...
Scarlatti
Roy Baldwin ...
Librarian
Kerin Boyer ...
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Tommy Dysart ...
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Lynda Gibson ...
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Colin Hay ...
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Nick Lathouris ...
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David Letch ...
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Robert Meldrum ...
Alex
Jillian Murray ...
Leela
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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>

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

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Stylish but ultimately dull woman's neo-noir
23 March 1999 | by (Barre, VT) – See all my reviews

Judy Davis stars in a dual role. She's Nina Bailey, a tough government tax investigator, and Nina's long dead mother, Georgia White, who died under decidedly mysterious circumstances. Nina's investigation into her mother's death is triggered when someone arranges an exhibition of Georgia's old photographs, and invites her to the show. Film relies on a Rashoman-like series of flashbacks of the killing that provide conflicting versions of what happened but they're awkwardly executed. Overall, the film is only moderately interesting. It never quite gets off the ground, probably because the title character, Georgia, remains a cypher.


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