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1h 34m Australian, Drama, Australia 1993

A couple are asked to speak to a painter who has outraged the church, but they soon find themselves capturvated by his latest work.

In 1930’s Australia, a debonair, forward-thinking young clergyman, Anthony Campion (Hugh Grant, About A Boy), has arrived from England with his wife, Estella (Tara Fitzgerald), to find a scandal brewing. Notorious bohemian, Norman Lindsay (Sam Neill, The Dish), is exhibiting a picture that has outraged the church establishment, and the Bishop of Sydney prevails on Anthony to visit the painter and negotiate its withdrawal.The couple travel to the beautiful Blue Mountains and spend several days with the Lindsay family and three free-spirited models (Elle MacPherson, Kate Fischer and Portia De Rossi) who are posing for a nude painting of the legendary Sirens. As Anthony debates with Norman, he is shocked to realise his wife is being drawn into the seductive games of the three sirens, and soon fears his very marriage is under threat.


John Duigan

Closed Captions [CC]



Australia, United Kingdom

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