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The Well (1998)




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In her feature film directorial debut, Samantha Lang offers a subtle and moving psychological portrait of a female friendship and the effects of an unexpected tragedy upon it.


Miranda Otto
as Katherine
Frank Wilson
as Francis Harper
Paul Chubb
as Harry Bird
Steve Jacobs
as Rod Borden
Geneviève Lemon
as Jen Borden
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Critic Reviews for The Well

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

Samantha Lang's Australian rural gothic, which premiered in the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, offers a few twists but id ultimately frustrating and pretentious due to Laura Jones' enigmatic and undernourished script.

Full Review… | December 21, 2006

Obviously, this is a must see for fans of Welles, but any film buff would certainly dig this doc.

September 10, 2005
Planet Sick-Boy

A tight, claustrophobic psychological thriller from Down Under.

April 1, 2005
Freeze Dried Movies

The Well wins points for its creative use of filters and silence... but those looking for a real creepshow will probably be left wanting.

April 4, 2002

This unconventional and macabre Australian film is an exploration of yearning and the always fascinating subject of relationships between women.

Full Review… | December 8, 2001
Spirituality and Practice

Despite a deliberate paced and occasional pretentions, this is an effective psychological thriller that studies sexual repression.

October 16, 2001

Audience Reviews for The Well


I thought this movie was has lesbian vibes to it......the older woman likes the younger woman......I saw this aa long time ago but loved it .its cooll,smart, scary suspencefull..... I recomend this highly believe me SEE THIS .......its a hidden gem

d jones
d jones

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