Elizabeth Hunter is the ferocious grand dame of a wealthy family in the Sydney suburb of Centennial Park. She is dying and beckons her two children, Basil and Dorothy, to her bedside to secure their inheritance. Despite her deteriorating health, Elizabeth continues to pour scorn on her offspring, berating them for their failures. While the Hunter children wait for their mother to die, sexy nurse Flora plots to seduce Basil so she can fall pregnant with his love child.
- Fred Schepisi