The Turning (2013)

The Turning (2013)

The Turning (2013)

17 Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the novel The Turning by Tim Winton. Overlapping stories explore the turning points of ordinary people's lives in a portrait of a small coastal community. The cast includes Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Hugo Weaving and Miranda Otto. Winton's 2005 novel has been previously adapted for the stage.

2013Rating: MA15+, Strong coarse language179 minsAustralia
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Flicks, Team

Flicks, Team

flicks

In what might be the ambitious undertaking of the year, The Turning is a compendium film in which seventeen Australian directors interpret Tim Winton’s beloved book. It’s a series of short films tied together by the characters who thread through the chapters, played by different actors in different incarnations.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Connolly and his collaborators have come up with something really special. Like a good compilation album it sticks with you as an organic whole and should reward repeat viewings.

4.0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

Each episode ends abruptly, which jars as the film jumps from one segment to the next, with recurring characters reappearing as different actors. I all but gave up trying to follow who was playing who, midway through...

3.0
Flicks, Team

Flicks, Team

flicks

In what might be the ambitious undertaking of the year, The Turning is a compendium film in which seventeen Australian directors interpret Tim Winton’s beloved book. It’s a series of short films tied together by the characters who thread through the chapters, played by different actors in different incarnations.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Connolly and his collaborators have come up with something really special. Like a good compilation album it sticks with you as an organic whole and should reward repeat viewings.

4.0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

Each episode ends abruptly, which jars as the film jumps from one segment to the next, with recurring characters reappearing as different actors. I all but gave up trying to follow who was playing who, midway through...

3.0

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