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Simon Stone, the wunderkind of Australian theatre, directs a heart-wrenching family drama with this adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck. After an absence of many years Christian returns to his family home in rural Australia to attend his father’s wedding. While there, he reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver and his family, and starts to piece together a scandal involving both families. With twists and turns springing directly from well observed human behaviour, The Daughter is an immensely affecting triumph considering that some secrets are better left uncovered.

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