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The Eye of the Storm

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

September 07, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

Fred Schepisi

Starring :

Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling, Judy Davis, Dustin Clare, Colin Friels, Bille Brown, Jane Menelaus, Helen Morse, Elizabeth Alexander

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..though the performances are the obvious draw here, they're just not enough to sell these characters..”
by Liam Lacey [The Globe and Mail]
2 of 4

“..the subject matter is dark but disjointed, despite the best efforts of the cast..”
by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
“..technical deficiencies and an ill-structured script fail to do justice to Patrick White's densely textured novel..”
by Russell Edwards [Variety]
“..less successful is the translation to the screen of the spiritual epiphany Elizabeth once experienced during a violent tropical storm on a Queensland island..”
by Megan Lehmann [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 5

“..it's hard to love The Eye of the Storm, but parts of the film are so brilliant that you're better off seeing it than not..”
by Liz Braun [Jam! Movies]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [NPR]

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