David Wenham (Alex)Hugo Weaving (Marty)Samuel Johnson (Toby)Aden Young (Young Cliff)Ray Barrett (Old Cliff)Catherine McClements (Nikki)Essie Davis (Beth)Rachel Griffiths (Annie)Kate Beahan (Margaret)Vince Colosimo (Eric)Marta Dusseldorp (Eva)Bob Franklin (Sid)Marco Chiappi (Bevan)Simon Burke (Michael)Tara Morice (Dianne)Brian Lipson (Jerry)Margaret Harvey (Brenda)Aidan Fennessy (Ken)
Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his own age, all three must come to terms with their father's mental state. Cliff, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, is reliving his disturbing memories of the war and his first love, as a part of his experiences of the present . Through all four stories, we uncover a families troubled past, and their struggle towards a reconciled future.