In the new trailer for “The Daughter,” which screened at TIFF earlier this year, a son goes back home to visit his family for his father’s wedding, but there are secrets in this family that should not be uncovered. Written and directed by Simon Stone, this Australian film is based on Henrik Ibsen’s play “The Wild Duck.” The film’s excellent ensemble cast includes Geoffrey Rush, Paul Schneider, Miranda Otto, Sam Neill, Anna Torv, Ewen Leslie and Odessa Young.
The official film synopsis reads: “In the last days of a dying logging town, Christian (Paul Schneider) returns to his family home for his father Henry’s (Geoffrey Rush) wedding to the much younger Anna (Anna Torv). While home, Christian reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver (Ewen Leslie), who has stayed in town working at Henry’s timber mill and is now out of a job. As Christian gets to know Oliver’s wife Charlotte (Miranda Otto), daughter Hedvig (Odessa Young) and father Walter (Sam Neill), he discovers a secret that could tear Oliver’s family apart. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.”
“The Daughter” will open in Australia in 2016 and there is no U.S. distributor as of yet. Watch the suspenseful trailer above.