Face to Face



Face to Face is adapted from David Williamson's play of the same name which is in turn based on the transcripts from real conflict resolution sessions. The story is about a young scaffold construction worker who is charged with assaulting his boss. By the end of the film, all our assumptions about guilt and blame are turned on their heads. As 10 people sit in a room discussing the turn of events that brought our protagonist to breaking point, twists and surprises reveal that all is not quite as simple as it seems. Michael Rymer directs his screen adaptation of 'Face to Face' (written by Australian playwright David Williamson), as an ensemble piece about 10 very dissimilar Australians bound together by a complex pattern of relationships and shared histories. Hysterically funny and deeply moving, each character's role in the drama peels back another layer as the story digs down to the roots of who these people really are.

  1. Michael Rymer

    Director, Writer

  2. David Williamson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Vince Colosimo

    Vince Colosimo

    Greg Baldoni

  2. Matthew Newton

    Matthew Newton


  3. Sigrid Thornton

    Sigrid Thornton

    Claire Baldoni

  4. Ra Chapman


  5. Robert Rabiah


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Face to Face
Face to Face


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 8, 2011


    Mature Accompanied. Unsuitable for children younger than 15. Children younger than 15 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The content is strong in impact.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://www.facetofacethemovie.com/



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