• Jindabyne (2007)


Release Date: April 27th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 2nd, 2007

R |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

A group of men (Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis) on a fishing trip makes the morally questionable decision to delay reporting the discovery of a murdered woman's body. Claire (Laura Linney), the wife of one of the men, tries to understand the reasoning behind such thoughtlessness.

Cast: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, Deborra-Lee Furness, John Howard, Leah Purcell, Stelios Yiakmis, Simon Stone, Sean Rees-Wemyss

Director: Ray Lawrence

Genres: Drama

Production Co: April Films

Keywords: 2000s, Murder, Mystery, Father, Dark, Friend, Wife, Emotional, Husband, Marriage, Suspenseful

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The same organic characterizations that marked Lawrence's acclaimed 2001 film "Lantana" will attract fans of strong adult drama. show more

  • 88
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    Lawrence delves deep into the moral dilemma at the heart of Carver's deceptively simple tale. By deliberately making the young woman in the river aboriginal, the film also opens up yet another dimension in the reaction to the men's inaction: Would they have acted any differently had the murder victim been white? show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    While not everything in Jindabyne works, especially in its final, redemptive third, the film and its faces stay with you. show more

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