Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their get-togethers there are quite rootine. The professor is also seeing one of his students after class. Petersen and the professor's wife talk about having a baby. But then she accepts an appointment to Oxford, provoking a rage in Petersen... Written by
What happens to Tony Petersen could only happen to someone who loves life...but gives it a hell of a beating [Theatrical Australia]
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Did You Know?
The name of the student newspaper at the educational institution was called "Farrago". This is the same name as the real life student newspaper of the University of Melbourne where the uni campus scenes were set and shot. See more
When Petersen is driving Trish's car, a shot of the car going over a bridge shows just a driver, followed by shot of the car with Petersen and Trish See more
If you tried your best, and you still fail, it can only mean one thing... you are a dumb prick.