Heatwave

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Mildly intriguing yarn revolving around the efforts of an energetic woman (Judy Davis) to stop a redevelopment project. Her gripe is that an entire neighborhood would be destroyed in order to line the pockets of some shady characters. She digs up some interesting coincidences and enjoys a slight romance with the architect of the project. The emphasis on...read more

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Mildly intriguing yarn revolving around the efforts of an energetic woman (Judy Davis) to stop a redevelopment project. Her gripe is that an entire neighborhood would be destroyed in order to line the pockets of some shady characters. She digs up some interesting coincidences and enjoys a

slight romance with the architect of the project. The emphasis on atmosphere and the excellent soundtrack ultimately can't compensate for the script's failure to provide a convincing plot or characters. Directed by Australian Phillip Noyce, who later garnered international attention with DEAD

CALM.

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Mildly intriguing yarn revolving around the efforts of an energetic woman (Judy Davis) to stop a redevelopment project. Her gripe is that an entire neighborhood would be destroyed in order to line the pockets of some shady characters. She digs up some inte… (more)

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