- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Rachel Ward
- Cast: Rachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, Sophie Lowe, Maeve Dermody, Ben Mendelsohn
- Website: www.beautifulkatemovie.com.au
British director Ward's first film is an impressively acted drama about a writer who is haunted by memories of his beautiful twin sister - who died tragically a quarter century - when he returns to the remote family home for a last goodbye to his dying father. Skipping between the decaying, emotionally stifled present and the fertile land of the past, Ward achieves a distinctive visual sensibility for each era.
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Beautiful Kate23 Jul 2010
Assured directorial debut from British actress Rachel Ward
(15) 101min The directorial debut of British actress Rachel Ward, Beautiful Kate is an assured adaptation of a novel by American writer Newton Thornburg, which was originally set in 1970s Idaho. The film-maker has transplanted the story to contemporary…
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