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WATCH: The ‘Theater of Unease’ in Peter Weir’s Hypnotic ‘The Last Wave’

WATCH: The 'Theater of Unease' in Peter Weir's Hypnotic 'The Last Wave'

A hypnotic achievement from Peter Weir’s Australian mystical period. He claimed he got the idea when he asked himself, “What if someone with a very pragmatic approach to life experienced a premonition?" Richard Chamberlain gives one of his best performances as a lawyer whose bad dreams lead to his representing the great Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil in a case that unleashes a spiritual tsunami to drench the world.

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