High Tide Poster

Release Date: 1987

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Lillie (Judy Davis) is an alcoholic drifter who makes an unexpected discovery when she arrives in Eden, a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia. After setting herself up in a trailer park, the woman befriends a teenager named Ally (Claudia Karvan). Despite their age difference, the pair soon become close. But everything changes when Lillie meets Ally's grandmother, Bet (Jan Adele) ; Bet turns out to be Lillie's mother, meaning that Ally is the grown daughter she abandoned decades before.

Cast: Judy Davis, Jan Adele, Claudia Karvan, Colin Friels, John Clayton, Frankie J. Holden, Monica Trapaga, Mark Hembrow

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Touching, Dark, Growing up, 1980s, Daughter, Mother, Emotional, Sacrifice, Transformation