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Win one of five copies of The Daughter on DVD

In the last days of a dying logging town, Christian returns to his family home for his father Henry’s wedding. While home, Christian reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver, who has stayed in town working at Henry’s timber mill and is now out of a job. As Christian gets to know Oliver’s wife Charlotte, daughter Hedvig and father Walter, he discovers a secret that could tear Oliver’s family apart. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Daughter (Australia, 2016)

The Daughter brings together an incredible Australian cast with Director and Writer Simon Stone, who penned the Belvoir adaptation and marks his screen debut debut here, as did Cowell with Guthrie. The 1884 Norwegian play has been transformed here into an Australian family drama (though the duck, naturally, remains present), set on the NSW South Coast, focusing on a family and a town who face changes and revelations after one of their main job sources – a timber company run by Walter (Geoffery Rush) and his family for over a century – is forced to close, at the same time as Rush is set to remarry, bringing his American son Christian (Paul Schneider) back from America and setting off a series of events that will bring to light the film’s purposeful title.... Continue Reading

$10 tickets for Moonlight Cinema’s final month of movies!

Moonlight Cinema announced, on Monday, the triumphant return of $10 tickets all throughout March! To book your budget date night, all you need to do is sign up to Moonlight’s Cine Buzz membership on the Cine Buzz website. The month of March is your last chance to grab a picnic rug, grab a loved one, grab some sparkling and enjoy a night under the stars and a unique cinema experience.... Continue Reading

Simon Stone, Odessa Young & Ewen Leslie to appear at Sydney and Melbourne Q&A sessions for The Daughter

Writer and director Simon Stone and actors Odessa Young (Looking For Grace) and Ewen Leslie (Dead Leslie) will be appearing in the Q&A sessions for their new film, The Daughter. The sessions will be moderated by film critic David Stratton and film and media editor Michael Bodey, with  preview screenings being held at Palace Verona, Sydney and Palace Cinema Como, Melbourne.... Continue Reading