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The Eye of the Storm (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama | 7 September 2012 (USA)
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Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Hunter
Maria Theodorakis ...
Mary DeSantis
Basil Hunter
Jamie Timony ...
Onslow Porter
Dorothy de Lascabanes
Bob Marcs ...
Queens Club Porter
Flora Manhood
John Gaden ...
Arnold Wyburd
Helen Morse ...
Jane Menelaus ...
Bille Brown ...
Heather Mitchell ...
Nikki Shiels ...


Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.

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Release Date:

7 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Derült égbolt viharfelhők között  »

Box Office


AUD 15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,785 (USA) (7 September 2012)


$83,297 (USA) (2 November 2012)

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In real life Charlotte Rampling is only five years older than her screen son Geoffrey Rush and only nine years older than her daughter Judy Davis. See more »


[first lines]
Basil Hunter: [voice-over] If it were writ upon a page, it could revolve around this day, the day my mother came to believe that being of a certain class entitles you die whenever you damn well please. Don't we wish...
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Too slow and uninteresting. 2/10
21 September 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: I found this movie to be really slow and pretty boring. The storyline wasn't that amazing but the acting was quite good. I must admit, I did struggle to find anything that interesting with the film and I did struggle to stay awake. By the end of the film I was left feeling quite empty and dissatisfied which is a shame because I usually like Geoffrey Rush movies. I didn't really know what to expect from the film so I wasn't that disappointed. At nearly 2 hours long, I was expecting something amazing to happen, but nothing really did. Disappointed!

Round-Up: Judging by the money that this movie made, it's obvious that I am not the only person that found this film to drag. I was hoping that movie was going to take a different direction, but it stays uninteresting and in some ways, quite boring. Geoffrey Rush does make the movie slightly more watchable, but he wasn't able to save the film.

Budget:N/A Worldwide Gross: $84,000

I recommend this movie to people who are into there drama's about a lady whose on her death bed, surrounded by her son and daughter. 2/10

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