Walking on Water

A beautifully written drama that crackles with dark humour.
-Liz Braun, JAM! MOVIES

Synopsis

Walking on Water is a refreshingly unsentimental film about how people deal with loss and grief. Some of these responses are small - people raid the fridge, bicker over possessions, bitch about friends. Others are big - relationships begin and end, life long friendships are destroyed. Charlie (Vince Colosimo) and Anna (Maria Theodorakis) are Gavin's two best friends. They made a pact to assist terminally ill Gavin to die when the time came. However, despite a massive overdose of morphine, Gavin stays alive. Charlie ends up slipping a plastic bag over Gavin's head and suffocating him. This is hardly the dignified death that they had all planned - but the beginning of an emotional rollercoaster ride, which takes Charlie and Anna through the highs and lows of the grief experience - from illicit affairs and left over morphine to devastating accusations and unwitting betrayals. At the end of the day, Charlie and Anna are forced to face the true meaning of friendship, loyalty and love.

Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama, GLBT, World Cinema
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2002

CREDITS

CAST
David Bonney
Maria Theodorakis
Vince Colosimo
DIRECTED BY
Tony Ayres