Check out the trailer for The Turning, one of the big hopes of the year in Australian film.
The Turning, based on author Tim Winton’s novel, has each of 17 chapters directed by some of Australia’s most respected film makers. A high profile list of Australian actors feature in the film.
The directors are Marieka Walsh, Warwick Thornton, Jub Clerc, Robert Connolly, Anthony Lucas, Rhys Graham, Ashlee Page, Tony Ayres, Claire McCarthy, Stephen Page, Shaun Gladwell, Mia Wasikowska, Simon Stone, David Wenham, Jonathan Auf Der Heide, Justin Kurzel, Yaron Lifschitz and Ian Meadows.
The stars include Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Miranda Otto, Richard Roxburgh, Hugo Weaving, Callan Mulvey, Brenna Harding, Dan Wyllie, Susie Porter, Harrison Gilbertson, Robyn Nevin, Matt Nable and Wayne Blair.
The film features several overlapping stories, all set around the turning point in somebody’s life.
It includes directorial debuts for Alice in Wonderland star Mia Wasikowska and Killing Time’s David Wenham.
The film was produced by Balibo creator Robert Connolly with Maggie Miles and Arenamedia and opens in Australia on September 26.