THE WATER DIVINER is an upcoming historical drama film directed by Academy Award winning actor Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) which marks his feature helming debut, and written by Andrew Anastasios and Andrew Knight. Starring Crowe and Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion, Quantum of Solace), it is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I.
The film is set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Australian farmer Connor (Crowe) travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in action, where he forges a relationship with the beautiful Turkish woman (Kurylenko) who owns the hotel in which he stays. Holding on to hope, and with the help of a Turkish officer, Connor embarks on a journey across the country to find the truth about the fate of his sons.
The supporting cast including leading Turkish actors Yilmaz Erdogan (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia) and Cem Yilmaz (Hokkabaz), Australian actors Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard, Jack Reacher), Steve Bastoni (Underbelly), Isabel Lucas (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), Ryan Corr (Not Suitable for Children), Dan Wyllie (The Turning), Damon Herriman (The Lone Ranger), Jacqueline McKenzie (Mental), Michael Dorman (Wonderland) and Megan Gale (I Love You Too), and introducing Dylan Georgiades.