This week, it’s San Diego that’ll be playing host to most things ‘turning’ – don’t think about it for too long, you’ll realize how demented my gags are – but on September 26, 2013, it’s Australia’s turn.
”Tim Winton’s The Turning” has been given an official release date of September 26, 2013, Madman films announced today.
Nothing to do with a Wachowski brother, the home-grown flick is actually based on Tim Winton’s literary effort and serves as a collaboration between some of the country’s most talented filmmakers, actors, and shady “Matrix” agents. Among those in front of the camera : her Royal highness Cate Blanchett, David Wenham (formerly of Pearl Bay), Richard Roxburgh (yep, the poor guy did survive “Van Helsing”!) and Callan Mulvey, so good in another of Madman’s releases “Save Your Legs!”. The film’s swanky premiere will be held at the Melbourne International Film Festival, ahead of the aforesaid general release.
The Turning is a unique cinema event. Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary people’s lives in a stunning portrait of a small coastal community. As characters face second thoughts and regret, relationships irretrievably alter, resolves are made or broken, and lives change direction forever. This watershed film reinterprets and re-imagines the work for the screen.
You can check out the teaser trailer here.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.