- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 4, 2013
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Cast and crew interviews
- Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Hollywood Reporter - 08/20/2012
"[T]he disarmingly cuckoo Australian production finds its focus, punching through the humor with moments of wrenching gravity as it challenges the stereotypes of mental illness."
Total Film - 12/01/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "Packed with fine performances, this attack on suburban conformity is surprising, darkly hilarious and cleverly leaves the insanity judgement to its audience."
Sight and Sound - 01/01/2013
"The hills of New South Wales are vividly alive with the sound of Hogan's wild music in MENTAL..."
His wife Shirley (Rebecca Gibney) institutionalized following a complete mental breakdown, philandering family patriarch Barry Moochmore (Anthony LaPaglia) impulsively hires eccentric vagabond Shaz (Toni Collette) to be a nanny to their five daughters. As Shaz instills the unpopular girls with a much-needed dose of self confidence, fearless shark hunter Trevor (Liev Schreiber) shows up unexpectedly, and throws a spanner in the works.
Family (General) |
Mental Illness |