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The Turning

The Turning
  • 2013
  • Australia
  • 180 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: The Turning Ensemble
  • Cast: Rose Byrne, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto
  • UK release: 30 January 2015

Eighteen Australian directors adapt Tim Winton's 2005 collection of short stories, in which some of the stories are connected and the same characters are played by different actors. Firmly rooted in Australian culture, it's an exquisite piece of visual art, celebrating and transcending its masterful source material.

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The Turning

2 Feb 20154 stars

Tim Winton's stories become scintillating cinema in this abbreviated adaptation

An adaptation of Australian author Tim Winton's 2005 collection of short stories, The Turning is a beguiling piece of storytelling. Producer Robert Connolly tasked 18 Australian directors (including himself) to each bring a segment of the book to life…

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