Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur
Australian filmmaker Tony Ayres makes his feature-film debut with the psychological drama Walking on Water. Terminally ill Gavin (David Bonney) is nursed by his housemates Charlie (Vince Colosimo) and Anna (Maria Theodorakis). Gavin's mother, Margaret (Judi Farr), and brother Simon (Nathaniel Dean) come to stay at the house to say goodbye. After Gavin's death, the group turns to drinking, drugs, and various affairs. Anna starts seeing Simon, who is married to Kate (Anna Lise Phillips), while Charlie struggles with his relationship with Frank (Nicholas Bishop). Walking on Water won several award from the Australian Film Institute and won Best Feature Film at the Berlin Film Festival.
coping, death-in-family, grief, terminal-illness