In My Father's Den (2004)

16 06/24/2005 (GB) DramaMysteryThriller 2h 6m


Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he opens up a world she has only dreamed of. She actively pursues a friendship with him, fascinated by his cynicism and experience of the world beyond her small-town existence. But many, including the members of both their families (Otto, Moy), frown upon the friendship and when Celia goes missing, Paul becomes the increasingly loathed and persecuted prime suspect in her disappearance. As the violent and urgent truth gradually emerges, Paul is forced to confront the family tragedy and betrayal that he ran from as a youth, and to face the grievous consequences of silence and secrecy that has surrounded his entire adult life.

  1. Brad McGann

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Maurice Gee


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthew Macfadyen

    Matthew Macfadyen

    Paul Prior

  2. Emily Barclay

    Emily Barclay


  3. Miranda Otto

    Miranda Otto

    Penny Prior

  4. Colin Moy

    Colin Moy

    Andrew Prior

  5. Jimmy Keen


  6. Jodie Rimmer

    Jodie Rimmer


  7. Vicky Haughton

    Vicky Haughton

    Miss Seagar

  8. Toby Alexander

    Toby Alexander

    Paul as Teenager

  9. Nicholas Hayward

    Andrew as Teenager

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