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The Daughter (2015)

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The story follows a man who returns home to discover a long-buried family secret, and whose attempts to put things right threaten the lives of those he left home years before.

Director:

Simon Stone

Writers:

Simon Stone, Henrik Ibsen (inspired by "The Wild Duck")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Geoffrey Rush ... Henry
Nicholas Hope ... Peterson
Sam Neill ... Walter
Ewen Leslie ... Oliver
Richard Sutherland ... Craig
Paul Schneider ... Christian
Robert Menzies Robert Menzies ... Taxi Driver
Anna Torv ... Anna
Eden Falk Eden Falk ... Caterer
Odessa Young ... Hedvig
Miranda Otto ... Charlotte
Gareth Davies ... Greg
Wilson Moore ... Adam
Ivy Mak ... Grace
Kate Box ... Julieanne
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Storyline

Set in the last days of a dying logging town, Christian (Schneider) returns to his family home for his father Henry's (Rush) wedding. Reconnecting with his childhood friend Oliver (Leslie) and Oliver's family, wife Charlotte (Otto) and daughter Hedvig (Young), he unearths a long-buried secret. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.

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Keep your family close and your secrets closer. See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Daughter See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$26,376

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,505,434
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was directed by Simon Stone, who also directed a live theatre production of 'The Wild Duck', Henrik Ibsen's play which is the basis for this adaptation. Ewen Leslie (who plays Oliver) was in the original stage production as Hjalmar (the character which Oliver is based on). See more »

Goofs

When Hedvig returns the shotgun to the shed, the narrator says "She unlocks a safe and places the rifle inside". This is despite the fact that the narrator has referred to the gun as a 'shotgun' in all the previous scenes. See more »

Connections

Version of Die Wildente (1975) See more »

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Da Pacem Domine
Written by Arvo Pärt
Performed by Polyphony, conducted by Stephen Layton
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Excellent all-round Aussie Production
7 June 2015 | by edhart08See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this film today at the Sydney Film Festival....adapted from Henrik Ibsens late 19th century play ''The Wild Duck'' but totally rewritten and retold into a modern Australian story set,maybe in the logging areas of Tasmania but actually filmed around the very atmospheric Snowy Mountain towns of Tumut and Batlow. The acting is superb, particularly the wonderful Ewen Leslie who just gets more magnificent in each role he takes on...Script and cinematography add to the overall brilliance of this terrific Jan Chapman production....a must see for all lovers of great Aussie films both here and overseas...I cant wait to see it again on its general release


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