Somersault

Australian writer-director Cate Shortland's debut feature unfolds in the same thorny thicket of adolescent sexuality explored by French filmmaker Catherine Breillat in such discomfiting films as A REAL YOUNG GIRL (1975) and FAT GIRL (2001). Restless 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) lives in Canberra with her single mother, Nicole (Olivia Pigeot), until...read more

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Somersault
01:57 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Somersault
01:27 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Somersault - Official Trailer
01:48 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Somersault
02:36 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Somersault
01:29 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Somersault
02:04 — After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi (Abbie Cornish) flees her home for the small Australian ski town of (more…)
Trailer
01:49 — Somersault is about a 16 year-old girl, Heidi (Abbie Cornish) who runs away from home for a short time to the ski fields of Jindabyne in New South Wal (more…)

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Australian writer-director Cate Shortland's debut feature unfolds in the same thorny thicket of adolescent sexuality explored by French filmmaker Catherine Breillat in such discomfiting films as A REAL YOUNG GIRL (1975) and FAT GIRL (2001). Restless 16-yea… (more)

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