The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the Storm
  • 2011
  • Australia
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Fred Schepisi
  • Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis
  • UK release: 3 May 2013

Elizabeth Hunter (Rampling) is an eccentric matriarch eking out her last moments in a Sydney country house, where she's visited by her greedy offspring Basil (Rush) and Dorothy (Davis). A decent, serious-minded stab at Patrick White's supposedly unfilmable novel, with sensitive performances from the leads.

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The Eye of the Storm

30 Apr 20133 stars

Adaptation of Patrick White's 'unfilmable' novel starring Charlotte Rampling and Geoffrey Rush

He may have won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973, but Australian novelist Patrick White has not has much impact cinematically beyond his screenplay for 1978’s The Night, the Prowler. His novel The Eye of The Storm has often been described as…

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