The NFSA's Karina Libbey hosts a post-screening Q&A with the makers of the documentary When the Camera Stopped Rolling.
Producer Sue Maslin, in a short behind-the-scenes interview, explains how the mother-daughter relationship between Tilly (Kate Winslet) and Molly (Judy Davis) is at the very heart of The Dressm
After the long voyage from Scotland, Ada McGrath (Holly Hunter) and daughter Flora (Anna Paquin) are camped on a New Zealand beach, in a tent made from Ada’s skirt hoops.
On a return visit to Melbourne, Frank has had a heart attack. In hospital, Frank (Leo McKern) insists he will go back up north as soon as he can go, with or without Frances (Julia Blake).
Alone in their bedroom, Ada (Holly Hunter) tells her daughter Flora (Anna Paquin) a story about her real father.
Flora (Anna Paquin) and the Maori children play a sexually suggestive game amongst the trees, watched by the Maori women. Mr Stewart (Sam Neill) stops Flora, telling her never to behave that way.
Bet (Jan Adele) discovers her daughter-in-law Lilli (Judy Davis) at the caravan park. Lilli is talking to Bet’s granddaughter Ally (Claudia Karvan), who does not know that Lilli is her mother.
Ally (Claudia Karvan) wants to know if her parents loved her. Grandmother Bet (Jan Adele) assures her that they did. Ally says she sometimes dreams about her father.
Lilli (Judy Davis) takes Ally (Claudia Karvan) out for lunch. Overwhelmed when Ally talks about her father, Lilli cries in the toilet. Summary by Richard Kuipers.