|  Buy to Own: 01/01/1970
  |  91 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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An early thriller from Australian director Phillip Noyce, set in Sydney during a heatwave over the Christmas and New Year period. Inhabitants of a local housing estate are battling with developers to save their homes from demolition. Steve West, an idealistic young architect, designer of the proposed Eden Complex, finds himself up against Kate, an attractive individualist who has sided with the local residents. Steve becomes more and more attracted to Kate, a woman seemingly dedicated to destroy him professionally, and he soon finds himself changing sides.