Starring: Rhys Wakefield, Toni Collette, Erik Thomson, Luke Ford and Gemma Ward Director: Elissa Down Rated: M THOMAS (Rhys Wakefield) is nearly 16.
His dad is in the army and the family is moved again to a new house and school.
As director, Elissa Down has a nice light touch, and the prejudice and distaste the family have to deal with are neatly sketched in.
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Ward was first scouted at the age of 14, and made her Australian Fashion Week debut aged 15.
The family portrayed has its eccentricities but you could not describe it as dysfunctional.
Dad (Eric Thompson) and Mum (Tony Collette) not only have a strong love for their autistic teenager Charlie (Luke Ford) but they have learned to cope with his behaviour.
Remembering: Model Gemma Ward, pictured at the Buro 24/7 Australia launch at Sydney Opera House on Tuesday, still sets time aside to reflect on her relationship with actor Heath Ledger seven years after his death Happy family: The model, who was named as the top ten highest earning model by Forbes in 2007, gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Naia, in December 2013.Gemma is ethereal, not earthy." Photographer Michael Thompson says, "She's an exotic blonde, the rarest of creatures." In May 2007, Ward again was featured on the cover of Vogue Italia.Gemma Louise Ward (born 3 November 1987) is an Australian model and an actress.She attended Presbyterian Ladies' College and Shenton College.She was the family clown whose ambition was acting and her passion for acting was born in 1997 when she played as the witch in a school play of Hansel and Gretel at age ten. At the end of 2007, they were also found together celebrating their holidays.