1/14/2017

The Dream Children (2015)

The film is directed by Rob Chuter, a noted Australian director and he chose not to downplay the passion about the subject matter, and  he reminds us  of how very difficult some situations were, and still are, for same sex couples. The two leads are both excellent and buff enough to participate in naked sensual lovemaking scenes, but that they are both very talented well-known Australian actors. Make sure you have tissues handy; there is a lot of emotion in the film.


Average Rating: 6,1/10
Country: Australia
Language: English
Release Date: 30 April 2015 (USA)
Duration: 1h 38min
Genre: Drama
Director: Robert Chuter
Writer: Julia Britton
Stars: Graeme Squires, Nicholas Gunn, Jessikah Brown
    Troubled TV personality Steven Evans struggles to find meaning in his life in the face of the superficial world he has created. Smothered by celebrity and materialism, Steven's only respite is through solitary visits to the ocean and shallow sexual encounters with the acquaintances that orbit his life. When his long-term partner hurls him headfirst into fatherhood, Steven's initial reluctance is gradually replaced with love, as he discovers, in his new family, a bond stronger than any he has experienced before. But the return of an unexpected visitor triggers off a series of events that thrusts Steven and his family into a cycle of loneliness, self-destruction and grief.

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