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THE TENDER HOOK (2008)

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“Compelling tale of love and revenge” Colin Fraser, moviereview.com.au “Le Nevez is excellent” “Rose Byrne gives a deliciously enigmatic performance” David Stratton, At the Movies “Rose is fabulous” Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies “Hugo Weaving shines” Notebook “Strong performances, particularly from Rose Byrne, who re-drafts the femme fatale … clever” Peter Galvin, Filmink “Rose Byrne shines” Vicky Roach, Marie Claire “Intriguing” Sacha Molitorisz, The Sydney Morning Herald


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Catalogue No. ACC0111
SRP A$19.95
APN 9333723001117
DVD Release Date 28 May 2009
Director Joanthan Ogilvie
Producer Michelle Harrison, John Brousek
Cast Rose Byrne , Hugo Weaving , Matthew Le Nevez, Pia Miranda
Genre Drama
Rating M (Violence, drug use and coarse language)
Run Time 104 min
Visual Format 1.85:1
Audio Format Dolby 5.1
Language English
Special Features - Behind The Scenes - Cast & Crew Interviews - Deleted Scenes - King Mac & The Subjects (Hugo Singing) - Dress Designer (Akira)
Quotes “Compelling tale of love and revenge” Colin Fraser, moviereview.com.au “Le Nevez is excellent” “Rose Byrne gives a deliciously enigmatic performance” David Stratton, At the Movies “Rose is fabulous” Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies “Hugo Weaving shines” Notebook “Strong performances, particularly from Rose Byrne, who re-drafts the femme fatale … clever” Peter Galvin, Filmink “Rose Byrne shines” Vicky Roach, Marie Claire “Intriguing” Sacha Molitorisz, The Sydney Morning Herald
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Synopsis
Set in a stylised version of 1920’s, THE TENDER HOOK tells the story of Iris, a beautiful young woman caught at the apex of a dangerous love triangle. Her English lover McHeath, a rogue boxing promoter, suspects her involvement with his new young protégé Art. In a flawed moral landscape each struggles to retain their personal sovereignty as McHeath is provoked to acts of jealousy and violence. Ultimately Iris’s desires lead them all to an unexpected and destructive final destiny.
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