Face to Face is adapted from David Williamson's play of the same name which is in turn based on the transcripts from real conflict resolution sessions. The story is about a young scaffold ...
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Face to Face is adapted from David Williamson's play of the same name which is in turn based on the transcripts from real conflict resolution sessions. The story is about a young scaffold construction worker who is charged with assaulting his boss. By the end of the film, all our assumptions about guilt and blame are turned on their heads. As 10 people sit in a room discussing the turn of events that brought our protagonist to breaking point, twists and surprises reveal that all is not quite as simple as it seems. Michael Rymer directs his screen adaptation of 'Face to Face' (written by Australian playwright David Williamson), as an ensemble piece about 10 very dissimilar Australians bound together by a complex pattern of relationships and shared histories. Hysterically funny and deeply moving, each character's role in the drama peels back another layer as the story digs down to the roots of who these people really are.Written by
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Don't try and tell me that Hakim's got all the answers... please.
Listen mate, I know a hell of a lot more about what's going on than you.
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It is the unveiling of a domino effect or pebble ripple effect in modern Australian workplace discrimination environment
What initially caught my attention at the video store was the lineup of respected Australian actors, specifically Sigrid Thornton and Vince Colosomo. Both are internationally respected and although sometimes they may appear in small, left of centre productions, their performances are always strong.
A well written script, strong characters and twists and turns made this a mesmerising movie. The support cast was strong and Robert Rabiah's character Hakim and his 'journey' was very convincing. What a realistic insight into going through face to face mediation.
I can genuinely say I enjoyed this film and was impressed by Luke Ford's portrayal of Wayne, up there with Darren Cody (Animal Kingdom).
Another little known but good Aussie movie!
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