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Wednesday 13th December 20067:00 PM

"I swim, I work, I sleep" - Tracy Heart

How do you learn to love again when the pain of the past won't let you go? When you're 32 with a troubled history and a doubtful future, it's a question that isn't so easy to answer. And for Tracy Heart (Cate Blanchett), it's a question she can no longer ignore.

After four years of treading water and redeeming herself in the eyes of her hard-working single mother, she has set herself the humble goal of owning her own business.

But the unexpected return of her ex-boyfriend Jonny (Dustin Nguyen), the criminal aspirations of her brother Ray (Martin Henderson) and the emotional draw of troubled family friend and ex-footy star Lionel Dawson (Hugo Weaving), creates friction for Tracy. Her dream soon becomes tangled with criminal boss, Bradley "The Jockey" Thompson (Sam Neill) with shattering consequences. As a result, Tracy's bond of trust with her mother Janelle (Noni Hazlehurst) is tested and she has to confront her fears to find happiness.

A story about families. About lies. And about learning to love again.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

86%

Genre:

Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director:

Rowan Woods

Writer:

Jacqueline Perske

Leads:

Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson, Noni Hazlehurst, Dustin Nguyen

Music:

Nathan Larson

Length:

114 minutes

Year:

2005

Country:

Australia

Language:

Vietnamese, English

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