This is a lightweight, romantic comedy about a man who sues God’s representatives on earth when his fishing boat is destroyed by lightning and his insurance company refuses to pay, deeming it an 'Act of God'....
No-one should miss this sweet-natured, laconic, emotionally gripping and very Australian film.
It`s July 1969, and NASA is sending its first manned spaceship to the moon. The NSW town of Parkes is agog with excitement because, just outside the town, the giant radio telescope is tracking Apollo 11. The small staff at the dish consists of...
Living in a coastal town in Australia, catching crayfish, Steve Myers, Billy Connolly, is a bit of a drop-out, he barely makes a living, he`s given up on his marriage to Jules, Wendy Hughes, although he loves their daughter Rebecca, Emily...
The visual style is exuberant, with skewed camera-work, very close close-ups and a saturated palette.
It?s Sydney1969. Barry, Bryan Brown, is happy with his little patch in Kings Cross ? he supplies and subsequently milks the pokies in clubs, he?s got the wife Sharon, Toni Collette at home with his son and a mistress Margaret, Kestie Morassi, on...