PALM BEACH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rachel Ward Stars: Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Richard E Grant, Greta Scacchi, Jacqueline McKenzie, Heather Mitchell, Matilda Brown, Charlie Vickers, Aaron Jeffrey, Claire Van Der Boom. One of Bryan Bown’s early films was 1980’s Palm Beach, a low budget surfing movie set on the idyllic beaches of northern NSW. Nearly forty years on Brown returns to that eponymous location for this drama about a gathering that can be called The Big Chill – Australian Style. Secrets and lies, personal failings, regrets and simmering resentments from Continue reading