Genevieve O’Reilly, Keir O’Donnell and John Polson have joined the cast of Robert Connolly’s The Dry, the crime thriller which is now shooting in Victoria.
Adapted by Connolly and Harry Cripps from the Jane Harper novel, the film stars Eric Bana as Aaron Falk, a federal cop who returns to his country hometown to attend the funeral of his childhood friend Luke.
The local cops believe Luke killed his wife and child before taking his own life. Falk reluctantly agrees to look into the crime but the investigation opens an old wound — the death of Ellie Deacon, Aaron and Luke’s childhood friend.
When he starts to suspect these two crimes, two decades apart, are connected, he finds himself pitted against the prejudice and pent-up rage of a terrified community.
Irish-born O’Reilly, who plays Falk’s childhood friend Gretchen,