Desperate Remedies

1993
92min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Dorothea wants to save her sister Rose by marrying her to Lawrence. But Rose wants someone else. And Lawrence wants Dorothea.

Set in a highly-stylised nineteeth century New Zealand, Desperate Remedies is a film about a woman in control of everything - except her own heart.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama

Credits:

Produced by: 
Screenplay by: 
Cast: 
Lawrence Hayes
Anne Cooper
William Poyser
Festival/Awards: 
1993: Cannes Film Festival - Official Selection, 1994: New Zealand Film and Television Awards (Best Male Performance in a Supporting Role: Cliff Curtis, Cinematography: Leon Narbey, Design: Mike Kane, Contribution to Design - Film: Glenis Foster, for her costume design), 1994: Asia-Pacific Film Festival (Best Direction: Peter Wells, Best Art Direction: Mike Kane), 1994: Turin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival(Audience Prize for Best Feature Film), 1994: Fantasporto, 1993: Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, 1993: Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, 1993: Montreal, Miami, London, Kiev , Stockholm, 1994: Calcutta, Gerardmer Fantasy Film Festival , Flanders , Rotterdam , Singapore, 2002: Summer School Film Festival, 2003: New Delhi - NZ Retrospective
Technical information: 
Colour; 35mm Scope; Dolby