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The exploits of four boys who leave Sydney and head out for a weekend of surfing and adventure. Unfortunately the fun takes a serious turn when they find themselves involved in a murder.

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Sandy
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Robbie
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Boo
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Scollop
James Elliott ...
Caroline's Father (as James Elliot)
Debbie Forman ...
Caroline
Abigail ...
Woman in Pub
Ward 'Pally' Austin ...
Himself
Judith Woodroffe ...
Waitress
Carl Rorke ...
Giuseppe
Ross Bailey ...
Nail
Hank Tick ...
Caveman
Bruce Cole ...
Man in Car
Vicki Hekimian ...
Donna
Karen Williams ...
Gloria
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The exploits of four boys who leave Sydney and head out for a weekend of surfing and adventure. Unfortunately the fun takes a serious turn when they find themselves involved in a murder.

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A one way trip into the sixties where everyone has their last fling!

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Mel Gibson sports peroxided lighter brown colored hair in this movie. Due to this, Gibson's overall complexion is markedly different in this film compared to his other movies where his hair is usually a lot darker. See more »

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John Jarratt
12 December 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The star of the film was John Jarratt, who freaked a lot of people out a few years ago as Mick Taylor, the psychopathic killer in "Wolf Creek", as well as playing the Sergeant in "Australia".

"Summer City" was one of the films made in the 1970s as Australia tried to get back to rebuilding a film industry that collapsed before World War II as the cinema chains found it cheaper to import films than to pay for local films to be made. Up until the late 1960s Australian Governments had no real interest in films, more important things had to be done. We did not get television until 1956 and if Melbourne had not held the Olympics in that year it probably would have been later.


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