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The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the... See full summary »

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Jeanie Drynan ...
Kath Henderson
John Hargreaves ...
Don Henderson
Harold Hopkins ...
Cooley
Graham Kennedy ...
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Veronica Lang ...
Jody
Candy Raymond ...
Kerry
Kit Taylor ...
Evan
John Grey Gorton ...
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The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the election, drink and carry on. Dons wife, Kath sees the party as just more work, while Don sees it as a chance to break his boring routine. The year is 1969 and some of Dons friends have jumped on the bandwagon of sexual freedom and experimentation. However, others at the party are more conservative about their politics and sex, and naturally, arguments break out over politics and fist fights erupt over the seduction of others wives. Written by Lloyd Harris <floyd@idirect.com>

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The date, time and place of 'Don's Party' was the 25th of October 1969 at 8 pm at 7 Windham Place, Westleigh. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kath Henderson: Could you put Richard in the car?
Don Henderson: Right.
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The Girl That I Love
Sung by Russell Morris
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Hysterically Funny Slice of the 60's
12 February 2003 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

Don's Party is a really funny film. It also is a glimpse at how the 60's sexual revolution invaded suburban Australia. The dialogue is taut and sharp, the characters both quirky and realistic, and the setup funny in a tawdry, Blake Edwards kind of way. A fun rental well worth seeing.


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