Coming Soon: GRAVITY - CAPTAIN PHILLIPS - ENDERS GAME - NEBRASKA
Sun, stars and story shine in this rousing homage to homeland set during WW II
February 2, 2014
By Jimmy Gillman
20th Century Fox; 2008; 165 minutes; PG-13, for violence and language; Directed by Baz Luhrmann; Starring: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, Brandon Walters; Screenwriter(s): Stuart Beattie, Baz Luhrmann, Ronald Harwood, Richard Flanagan
The current, certifiably lousy winter may be behind my decision to write about Australia, director Baz Luhrmann’s sweeping, sun-drenched homage to homeland set during the tumultuous days of World War II.