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Christine Jeffs

Rain

92' - 2001 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Christine Jeffs Composer: Neil Finn, Edmund McWilliams With: Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki, Sarah Peirse, Marton Csokas, Alistair Browning, Aaron Murphy
It is the summer of 1972 and the Phelon family is settling into their isolated cottage for another perfect seaside holiday. 13-year-old Janey is awakening to the newly found power of her sexuality, and the possibilities and choices of adulthood. Not yet an adult, but no longer a child, Janey is increasingly aware of the cracks in her parents’ marriage. She is critical of the behaviour of her mother Kate. Meanwhile, Kate is dissatisfied with her marriage to Ed and increasingly unsettled by her daughter’s willfulness, her untouched beauty and growing sense of allure. When itinerant photographer Cady joins the sleepy holiday community, he brings an air of change with him; of new possibilities, and uncharted waters. Kate is drawn to the freedom he represents, and Janey follows his every move. Ed and Jim are left behind, as daughter and mother follow their own paths …

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Credits

Director

Christine Jeffs

Composer

Neil Finn, Edmund McWilliams

With

Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki, Sarah Peirse, Marton Csokas, Alistair Browning, Aaron Murphy

Scenario

Christine Jeffs

Director of Photography

John Toon

Editor

Paul Maxwell

Producer

Philippa Campbell

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

New Zealand

Year

2001

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