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The Dinner Party (2009) Movie Review

The Dinner Party” is an Australian independent feature that has enjoyed success on the festival circuit, having been an official selection at the Australian Film Festival and nominated for Best Debut Feature at Raindance in London in 2009. Apparently inspired by tragic true life events, the film marks the debut of writer director Scott Murden and has a few recognisable faces in the cast for soap opera fans, including Lara Cox (who featured in the popular series “Heartbreak High” and “Home and Away”) and Ben Seton (“Water Rats”). The film now arrives on region 2 DVD via Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment, coming with audio commentary from Murden. The film revolves around Angela (Lara Cox), a disturbed young woman whose turbulent relationship with long suffering boyfriend Joel seems to be heading for its end. Deciding to kill herself, she organises a dinner party for Joel and a handful of friends, planning to take at

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