A fantastic Australian film.
Josie (Pia Miranda) is in her final year of high school, a scholarship student at a posh private school. Josie's the illegitemate child of Christina (Greta Scacchi) and she feels that because of her birth her family is cursed. Her Nonna (Elena...
Strong acting and characterisations keep things ship-shape.
Three sailors on active service get a shore leave in Sydney and go out on the town. By dawn the next day they’ve learnt a thing or three about loyalty, forgiveness and the ties that bind, but rarely bond.There’s a lot of stuff here about...
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...
Too many story elements getting in the way of what the film is about.
Sinead Cusack plays Frances Regina Aileen Nano Kennedy, known as Frank. She`s a widow and she doesn`t really know what to do with herself, she`s depressed and she`s cranky. Her son David (Matthew Newton) tries to be supportive but it`s not easy...