A lightweight Aussie 'Sopranos'.
John Howard plays Eddy, a bloke who's always provided well for his family, wife Yvonne (Rebecca Firth) and daughter Chantelle (Alyssa McClelland). To maintain this affluence Eddy secretly moonlights as a standover man. But providing the best for...
It is Burdened with too many characters and too many sub-plots, plus too much violence...
Max Mackendrick, Marcus Graham, has horse-racing in his blood. Ambitious and unscrupulous, Max marries the snobby Alicia, Tushka Bergan, daughter of Melbourne\'s leading trainer, Barry Coxhead, Bill Hunter, but when he attempts to follow in the...
Despite its strong performances, The Bet is let down by its TV-movie look and distinct lack of any characters that could even be described as remotely sympathetic.
In Sydney’s high stakes world of finance, Will (Matthew Newton), a fledgling, ambitious stockbroker, enters into a risky wager with Angus (Aden Young), a suave and wealthy investment banker. The winner of a $100,000 prize will be the man who can...
Greed mightn't be good but it is a subject filmmakers love to explore.The Bet arrives as an Australian version of Wall Street. Problem is, it pales in comparison with that gem from the 1980s. It's the story of a glib young stockbroker Will who ma...