From IF.com.au – Excerpt:
Barrett is seeking a boy aged 9-12 and another aged 16-18 to play the sons of the lead character in The Water Diviner.
Scripted by Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios and set in 1919, the plot follows an Australian father who travels to Turkey to search for his sons who are missing after the battle of Gallipoli.
Crowe’s directing debut, the film will be produced by Troy Lum and Andrew Mason for Hopscotch Features and Keith Rodger of Crowe’s Fear Of God Films. Hopscotch Features has a first-look deal with Universal Pictures International Australia.
Shooting is due to start in Australia and Turkey in December.