One of the cornerstone greats of Australian Cinema. A rel pre-cursor to other dramas of their ilk such as ANIMAL KINGDOM.
David Wenham (in the role he originated on stage) has rarely been better - seething anger and bristling with violent momentum.
It flits back and forth through its own timeline, sometimes without warning, which only adds to the terrific sense of tension. Edited and shot with so much empathy to those responding to the violence and really concentrates on the women trying to get out from under these violent men.
New DCP restoration makes it look like an entirely new film, proving that what Rowan Woods and his team were doing with the material was a damn sight ahead of its time.