Somersault

Somersault (2004)

Genres - Drama, Family, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Teen Drama, Teen Film, Teen Romance  |   Release Date - Jun 19, 2004  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Somersault is a 2004 Australian independent film written and directed by Cate Shortland, featuring Abbie Cornish and Sam Worthington. Shot in the winter of 2003, the film was released in September 2004 and screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. It also swept the field at the 2004 Australian Film Institute Awards, winning every single feature film award (13 in total). Exploring the themes of human sexuality and emotion, Somersault is about a 16-year-old girl named Heidi (Cornish) who flees her Canberra home to the mountain town of Jindabyne in New South Wales. There she meets Joe (Worthington), the son of a local farmer, and gradually forms a relationship with him, despite his difficulty in expressing his emotions. He also seems to be unsure of his sexual orientation, despite having better than average luck meeting girls. The soundtrack is written and performed by Australian band Decoder Ring—their song "Somersault" plays during the end credits. Some scenes were shot at the Ryrie homestead at Michelago, New South Wales.

Movie Info

Box Office

$1,482,316

Tags

Australian Film Institute, Coming Of Age/Teen, Film Society Of Lincoln Center, Independent, Joe

Attributes

Narrative Location: Jindabyne
Subject: family conflict, human sexuality, innocence, recognition, self-discovery, sexual morality
Time Period: 2000s

Alternate Titles

15歳のダイアリー
JP
16 лет. Любовь. Перезагрузка.
RU
Amor o sexo
MX
Cigánykerék
HU
Le saut périlleux
FR
Mi milas gi'agapi
GR
More Than Scarlet
AU
Salto
PL
Salto Mortal
BR, PT
Saut périlleux
CA
Somersault
AU, CL, IN, GB, US
Somersault - Wie Parfum in der Luft
DE
Tepetaklak
TR