READING I NTO THE PAST
LAURA Dern’s career has had something of a rebirth after
and she’s the lead in this new US telemovie that aired on HBO in America. That’s usually a good gauge of quality. It’s a very strong cast – with Australia’s Elizabeth Debicki ( plus Ellen Burstyn and Jason Ritter.
starts with the disclaimer “the story you’re about to see is true – as far as I know.” It’s a dark, twisted tale, with Jenni (Dern) having flashbacks to a part of her youth she had remembered in a certain way. After her mother (Burstyn) reads a school essay, she realises something more sinister may have happened with her sport coach (Ritter). – Cameron Adams