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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Anthony LaPaglia
Geoffrey Rush
Barbara Hershey
Kerry Armstrong
Rachel Blake
Directors
Ray Lawrence
Screenwriters
Andrew Bovell
Running Time
115 minutes

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Anthony LaPaglia stars in this strong Australian drama/thriller.


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Plot
Australian police detective Leon Zat (LaPaglia) investigates the disappearance of a woman, while trying to sort out his tangled love life. Meanwhile, his wife confides in a psychiatrist, who is herself convinced that her own husband may be having an affair.


Verdict
A carefully observed script, beautifully developed characters and strong performances add up to an Australian winner that shouldn't be missed.


Reviewed by Jo Berry

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