Film Review: The Water Diviner

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It’s fair to say that the trailer for The Water Diviner didn’t really grip me. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that I didn’t really understand it. I couldn’t quite picture how the title fit the apparent story, and more so, how the story tied together from the brief on screen footage.

And then I heard an interview with Russell Crowe, the film’s star and director (making his behind the camera debut) in which he spoke with passion towards the project and with reviews giving it an slightly unhealthy but over all acceptable bill of health it seemed to slot into my life as a film to see but expect nothing from. Almost a chore to endure because I enjoy going to the movies rather than a film that I was consciously looking forward to. Read more