The Water Diviner (2014)

7.5 / Rated by 5 people

111 min.
Plot  The film begins in 1919, just after World War I has ended, and centres around Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe), an Australian farmer and water diviner. His three sons Arthur (Ryan Corr), Edward (James Fraser), and Henry (Ben O'Toole) served with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at the Battle of Gallipoli four years previously and are presumed dead. After his wife Eliza commits suicide out of grief, Joshua resolves to bring his sons' bodies home and bury them with their mother.

Joshua travels to Turkey and stays in a hotel in Istanbul run by war-widowed Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko), but is unable to travel to Gallipoli by road. Learning the purpose of his journey, Ayshe tells him to bribe a local fisherman to travel to Gallipoli by boat. When he arrives, Joshua learns that ANZACs are engaged in a mass burial detail and all civilians are banned. Major Hasan (Y?lmaz Erdo?an), a Turkish officer assisting the ANZACs, persuades the ANZAC captain Lt-Col Cyril Hughes (Jai Courtn...



Russell Crowe
Joshua Connor
Yilmaz Erdogan
Major Hasan
Cem Yilmaz
Sergeant Jemal
Ryan Corr
Arthur Connor
Jacqueline McKenzie
Eliza Connor
Isabel Lucas
Mert Firat
Mil. officer
Dan Wyllie
Captain Charles Brindley
Damon Herriman
Father McIntyre
Megan Gale


All Titles

The Water Diviner
English Original Title
Son Umut
Turkish Title

Release Dates

United States




Recep rated The Water Diviner (2014) with 7.0 stars / 12.04.2016

hassan rated The Water Diviner (2014) with 9.0 stars / 02.02.2016

rifai rated The Water Diviner (2014) with 8.0 stars / 11.01.2016

McBilek rated The Water Diviner (2014) with 7.5 stars / 29.10.2015

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