A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950’s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael. –IMDb
Robert Scott Hicks (born 4 March 1953) is a film director from Australia. He is best known as the screenwriter and director of Shine, the Oscar-winning biopic of pianist David Helfgott. Hicks’s work has been nominated for an Academy Award as well as winning an Emmy Award.
Hicks was born in Uganda, the son of a homemaker and a civil engineer. He lived in Kenya, just outside Nairobi, until the age of ten. His family then moved, first to England and, when he was 14, on to Adelaide, South Australia. Though British citizens, his father and grandfather were born in Burma and the West Indies respectively, and spent their lives in far-flung locales as civil engineers building railways, bridges and harbours. His mother is Scottish. Scott lives with his wife and collaborator/producer Kerry Heysen in Adelaide, where they maintain their own Yacca Paddock Vineyard on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Their two sons, Scott and Jethro also live in Adelaide.
Hicks graduated from Flinders University… read more