A beguiling and tender story of personal transformation and courage.
- Duayne Byrge, Hollywood Reporter
A visually haunting story of sex, guilt, love, relationships and the confusion these forces can cause.
- Australian Music Online
Somersault is a movie about the looks on peoples faces and the disparity between the surface and the roiling chaos beneath.
- Stephen Holden, New York Times
Taking the lid off teen life, Cate Shortland reveals the poetry beneath the angst.
- Michael Fitzgerald, Time South Pacific


After making a misjudged advance towards her mother’s boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi flees her home for the small Australian ski town of Jindabyne and starts a new life for herself. But when she falls for the son of a wealthy local farmer, her self-destructive tendencies resurface and her fragile new world threatens to come tumbling down. An erotic, lyrical depiction of a young woman’s sexual awakening.

Date de sortie

Langue originale: English
Genre: Drama, World Cinema
Durée: 106 min.
Année: 2004


Abbie Cornish
Damian de Montemas
Un film de
Cate Shortland