PREVIEW: The Dry (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Eric Bana (Chopper), Genevieve O’Reilly (The Young Victoria), Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers), John Polson (The Sum of Us), BeBe Bettencourt (film debut), Martin Dingle-Wall (The Makeover), Bruce Spence (Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome), Julia Blake (Aquamarine), Matthew Nable (Son of a Gun), William Zappa (The Illustrated Family Doctor), James Frecheville (The Stanford Prison Experiment), Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires), Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (Sequin in a Blue Room), Daniel Frederiksen (Closed for Winter)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Robert Connolly (Paper Planes), director, writer, producer; Harry Cripps (Penguin Bloom), writer; Eric Bana (Love the Beast), Steve Hutensky (The Nightingale), Jodi Matterson (Little Monsters) and Bruna Papandrea (Warm Bodies), producers; Peter Raeburn (The Last Photograph), composer; Stefan Duscio (Judy & Punch), cinematographer; Alexandre de Franceschi (Lion) and Nick Meyers (Balibo), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In Australia, Federal Agent Aaron Falk (Bana) returns to his drought-stricken home town for the first time in twenty years, for the funeral of a childhood friend who allegedly murdered his family before committing suicide. Falk is persuaded to stay on and dive deeper into the mystery, uncovering some dark secrets about some of the townsfolk in the process…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Star and producer Eric Bana plays the long game in this slow-burn mystery thriller, which has become a box office smash hit in its native Australia.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 6TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON SKY CINEMA AND NOW TV

 

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