Celia

Celia (Ann Turner, 1989) Rebecca Smart (Celia), Nicholas Eadie, Maryanne Fahey, Victoria Longley, William Zappa; set Melbourne 1957; Celia's pet rabbit must be destroyed

Where the film falters is in the closing scenes, when Celia suddenly turns a gun on her hated uncle, the local policeman, and shoots him dead. To succeed in this dramatic shift away from family cinema, the film needed a treatment that would have been consistently far blacker than it is ... David Stratton: 370.

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