Soft Fruit


1h 41m 1999

Brief Synopsis

When Patsy's four grown-up children learn that she is dying of cancer, they all flock to her home in south Sydney to be with her during her final days. For the first time in 15 years the whole family is together again, and conflicts erupt, particularly between father, Vic, and son, Bo. Daughters Jos

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Australian Film Commission (AFC); Fox Searchlight Pictures; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; Fox Searchlight Pictures; Mars Distribution
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

When Patsy's four grown-up children learn that she is dying of cancer, they all flock to her home in south Sydney to be with her during her final days. For the first time in 15 years the whole family is together again, and conflicts erupt, particularly between father, Vic, and son, Bo. Daughters Josie, Nadia and Vera revive some of their old competitiveness, but the focus remains on Patsy and her family's attempt to grant her a few final wishes.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Australian Film Commission (AFC); Fox Searchlight Pictures; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; Fox Searchlight Pictures; Mars Distribution
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of a Special Jury Prize at the 1999 Turin International Film Festival.

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Picture at the 1999 Sydney Film Festival.

Released in United States April 7, 2000

Released in United States February 2000

Released in United States January 2000

Released in United States June 1999

Released in United States November 1999

Released in United States October 1999

Released in United States on Video July 18, 2000

Released in United States September 1999

Released in United States Spring March 17, 2000

Shown at MIFED in Milan, Italy October 17-22, 1999.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection) September 16-25, 1999.

Shown at Sydney Film Festival (Closing Night) June 11-23, 1999.

Shown at the Berlin Film Festival(Euro Film Mkt) February 9-20, 2000

Shown at Turin International Film Festival November 19-27, 1999.

Feature directorial debut for short filmmaker Christina Andreef.

Began shooting October 19, 1998.

Completed shooting December 12, 1998.

United Artists International was formerly known as G2 Films.

Released in United States January 2000 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) January 20-30, 2000.)

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at the Berlin Film Festival(Euro Film Mkt) February 9-20, 2000)

Released in United States Spring March 17, 2000

Released in United States April 7, 2000 (Music Hall; Los Angeles)

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at Sydney Film Festival (Closing Night) June 11-23, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video July 18, 2000

Released in United States September 1999 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection) September 16-25, 1999.)

Released in United States October 1999 (Shown at MIFED in Milan, Italy October 17-22, 1999.)

Released in United States November 1999 (Shown at Turin International Film Festival November 19-27, 1999.)