The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic relationship with a girl. He slowly becomes interested in Thandiwe Adjewa, a Ugandan-Kenyan-British girl attending the all-girls school across the lake.
- John Duigan.....Director
- Noah Taylor.....Danny Embling
- Thandie Newton.....Thandiwe Adjewa
- Nicole Kidman.....Nicola
- Bartholomew Rose.....'Gilby' Fryer
- Felix Nobis.....Jock Blair
- Josh Picker.....'Backa' Bourke