DVD review | The Eye of the Storm | Fred Schepisi’s stylish adaptation of Patrick White’s acclaimed novel

Eye of the StormTHE STORY
In Australian director Fred Schepisi’s 2011 adaptation of Patrick White’s acclaimed 1973 novel, Charlotte Rampling, plays dying Sydney matriarch Elizabeth Hunter, whose final days are being spent in the care of a dotty housekeeper and two no-nonsense nurses. When her uptight French socialite daughter Dorothy (Judy Davis) and struggling London-based actor son Basil (Geoffrey Rush) arrive and make plans to put her in a home, Elizabeth’s iron will comes to the fore, causing her children to take stock of their lives…

Eye of the Storm

Boasting three captivating performances from Rampling, Rush and Davis and one incredibly poignant one from Helen Morse
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