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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.

Cast

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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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.

December 21, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…
EmanuelLevy.Com

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 | Rating: 4/5
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 | Rating: 3/5
Filmcritic.com

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

December 8, 2001 | Full Review…
Spirituality and Practice

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

October 16, 2001 | Rating: 3.5/5
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