A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While ...
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A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While back home, Ned starts having memories of his beautiful twin sister and himself when they were children. These memories awaken long-buried secrets of brother/sister sex from the family's past.Written by
Producer Leah Churchill-Brown found the experience of co-producing with producer Bryan Brown a very collaborative one. "It's great having another producer to share responsibility with and Bryan has the most amazing financial head. He is a great financial problem solver. I like to think of myself as having an easier touch with people whereas he is straight down the line. Plus he has so much more experience. I think we have made a good combination. I would work with another producer again as it's very lonely producing on your own. To have someone when you are feeling, 'we are never going to get there', to be able talk to someone who understands certain things, and have a collaborative experience, that's great'." See more »
You want a cuppa?
Do you like being everyone's slave?... I'm sorry... You just do everything for everyone.
No, you're right. Tea's there. You can make it yourself.
I'm not saying you shouldn't... Don't you get sick of it, though?
Sick of what?
Well, fuck, if it was me, I'd leave the bastards to get on with it.
Probably bloody kill each other.
[Imitating Scarlett O'Hara]
Well, Frankly, my dear, I'd risk it... Hmm.
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Ned Kendall (Ben Mendelsohn) has come back to the family home with young wannabe actress Toni (Maeve Dermody) after 20 years of absence. He must come to terms with his dying father Bruce (Bryan Brown), and resolve the death of his twin sister Kate (Sophie Lowe). There he finds his sister Sally (Rachel Griffiths) dutifully taking care of their mean spirited father in their old crumbling farm that is soon to be lost to the bank. Much of this movie goes into flashback mode. It's a much more compelling story in the past due mostly to Sophie Lowe's enigmatic performance. The present story is much more depressed, and it struggles under the weight of buried anger. There is a mystery of the family's past. There are deaths not talked about. The present day needs some more energy.
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