The Eye of the Storm

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Original title The Eye of the Storm
Category Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2011
Production Country
Directors Fred Schepisi
Cast Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Dustin Clare, Alexandra Schepisi, Helen Morse, William Fisher, Nikki Shiels, Justin Smith
Distributor Munro Film Services

Synopsis

THE EYE OF THE STORM is a savage, yet darkly funny, exploration of family relationships starring Charlotte Rampling as the wealthy, manipulative and dying matriarch. Academy Award-winning® actor Geoffrey Rush plays her famous, yet struggling actor son and Golden Globe® winner Judy Davis completes the cast's principal trio as his down at heel high-society sister. When Elizabeth Hunter has a stroke, her son and daughter fly across the world to be at her bedside, sparking the family's old frictions and resentments. Both Rush and Davis's characters unite in a common goal of wishing to secure their vast inheritance. The film is based is on the acclaimed 1973 novel by Australian writer Patrick White, who became Nobel Laureate in Literature the same year.