Directed by: Simon Stone
Written by: Henrik Ibsen (Play), Simon Stone
Produced by: Jan Chapman, Nicole O’Donohue and Alex White
Starring: Ewen Leslie, Geoffrey Rush, Sam Neil, Odessa Young, Anna Torv, Miranda Otto, Paul Schneider and Nicholas Hope
Synopsis: In the last days of a dying logging town Christian (Paul Schneider) returns to his family home for his father Henry’s (Geoffrey Rush) wedding to the much younger Anna (Anna Torv). While home, Christian reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver (Ewen Leslie), who has stayed in town working at Henry’s timber mill and is now out of a job. As Christian gets to know Oliver’s wife Charlotte (Miranda Otto), daughter Hedvig (Odessa Young) and father Walter (Sam Neill), he discovers a secret that could tear Oliver’s family apart. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.
Release Date: March 17, 2016
In this episode: In episode #3 of the Cinema Australia Podcast, Matthew Eeles chats with director Simon Stone and actress Odessa Young about their new film, The Daughter.