High Tide (1987)



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This film tells the story of Bethan who has one day to mend the broken relationship with her teenage son Josh. After taking him out of school Bethan drives him the short distance to the stunning Gower coastline in South Wales where the pair can talk openly to each other, free from distraction, for perhaps the first time ever. After some troubling revelations that will change both their lives forever, the pair find themselves at a party hosted by Tess at which they witness a reality very different from their own.


Critic Reviews for High Tide

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High Tide simply will not work for audiences who fail to accept the massive contrivance at its center.

Jul 12, 2011 | Rating: 36/100 | Full Review…

One of the great Australian movies of the last thirty years

Oct 26, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

A fine Australian film about the uneasy but hopeful relationship between a mother and the daughter she abandoned years earlier

Jul 19, 2003 | Full Review…

An emotionally gripping woman's pic about a woman accidently discovering her past.

Sep 20, 2001 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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