Film Review: The Water Diviner
Russell Crowe makes a conservative directorial debut
The closing titles inform us that over eight million military personnel and civilians were listed as missing and presumed dead after World War I (1914-18). This story is about three such boys, sons of Australian Joshua Connor. After the end of the World War, Connor, a farmer with a gift for water divining. journeys to Turkey to search for his three sons, missing after the Battle of Gallipoli. Russell Crowe stars as Connor and also makes his debut as the director of this fictional drama based on a novel.
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