The wealthy Edward (Haywood) sparks to Anna (Mckenzie), the lead voice in a choir that's raising money for an upcoming trip to China. He donates money to her choir, and she agrees to sit ...
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Charles 'Bud' Tingwell,
Kristine Van Pellicom
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The wealthy Edward (Haywood) sparks to Anna (Mckenzie), the lead voice in a choir that's raising money for an upcoming trip to China. He donates money to her choir, and she agrees to sit for him for a series of still-life drawings. As Anna is drawn more into Edward's life, their relationship -- quite platonic -- nevertheless causes problems at home for Anna, who lives with David (Blabey), a frustrated artist.Written by
One of seven film collaborations of actress Julia Blake and writer-director Paul Cox. They are [in order]: 'Lonely Hearts' (1982), 'Man of Flowers' (1983), 'My First Wife' (1984), 'The Paper Boy' episode of 'Winners' (1985), 'Cactus' (1986), 'Innocence' (2000), and 'Human Touch' (2004). During the 1980s, Blake appeared in a Cox film every year for five straight consecutive years between 1982 and 1986. See more »
Unfortunately this film was sadly quite awful. It is really just an aging man's sexual fantasy, with little insight into the inner lives of the younger characters. The best thing about the film, the acting of the two lead performers Aaron Blabey and Jacqueline McKenzie, was heroic considering how awful the script was. The rest of the acting was verging on the ridiculous, although the scenes involving 'Bud' Tingwell and Julia Blake impart a bit of much needed class into what is otherwise a piece of fairly shallow nonsense. In many ways watching this film felt like watching an awful parody of one of Cox's earlier (and much more interesting) film "Man of Flowers".
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