Hanway Films




The New Zealand Film Commission Collection


Christine Jeffs

Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki
Sarah Peirse
Marton Csokas
Alistair Harmony Wihapi        

It is summer. Thirteen-year-old Janey and her family settle into their isolated cottage for another perfect seaside holiday. Her days are full of swimming and fishing. At night her parents give parties where the adults drink, dance and flirt. Janey is increasingly aware of the cracks in her parents' marriage. Watching her mother begin an affair with a visiting photographer, she starts to discover her own sexuality. Janey decides to grow up quickly. Too quickly...

English | 2001 | 92 mins