Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, Thandiwe, studying at a nearby girl's school. Their affair blossoms while everyone tries to stop it. Nicole Kidman also appears as a sexually repressed senior at Thandiwe's school. Written by
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Did You Know?
In 2011, Thandie Newton
told InStyle Magazine that during the filming of this movie, its director, John Duigan
, coerced her into starting a sexual relationship with him, despite the fact that she was 16 and he was 39. She clarified in the interview that the relationship was not strictly illegal, since she was above the age of consent in Australia, but that it left her feeling "self-destructive" and not "in control of the situation," and she had to have therapy later to come to terms with its ramifications. See more
So what did you actually do together?
I beg your pardon?
No, it's all right. You don't have to tell me. I think... if I liked somebody enough... I'd want to...
Have you ever?
Of course not.
Well... Do you remember the young guy who was fixing the bell tower? I used to take him a cup of tea each morning before assembly. I rather liked him even though he never said anything much. I used to... close my eyes... and sit on a chair... and let him touch me all over... as long as he promised ...
Written by John Duigan
/ Sarah de Jong
Music Director Sarah de Jong
Orchestral performance by Sydney Youth Orchestra See more