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The Daughter

Release Date: January 27th, 2017

DVD Release Date: April 25th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Christian returns to his hometown for his father's wedding. Reconnecting with childhood friends and family, he unearths a long-buried secret that threatens to shatter lives.

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Sam Neill, Ewen Leslie, Paul Schneider, Anna Torv, Miranda Otto, Odessa Young, Kate Box

Director: Simon Stone

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The Daughter spends most of its time following a recessive character who possesses information we’re not privy to, and the whole thing manages to be both remote and unsubtle simultaneously. show more

  • 70
    Sarah WardScreen International

    What The Daughter lacks in narrative surprises, however, it works hard to make up for in its confident approach. show more

  • 63
    Susan WloszczynaRogerEbert.com

    Somehow what comes close to dissolving into heartbreaking tragedy instead offers the merest whiff of hope for the future. As Neill’s seen-it-all Walter says when all hell begins to break loose, “Everyone’s got a story like this … it’s as old as the hills.” If only said tale were told with a bit more consistency. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Best Lead Actor
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Sound
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Editing
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Production Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Lead Actor
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)
Winner Best Supporting Actress
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2016)