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Dawn! (1979)

Not Rated  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport  |  8 March 1979 (USA)
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Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bronwyn Mackay-Payne ...
Ron Haddrick ...
Bunney Brooke ...
Mum (as Bunny Brooke)
Tom Richards ...
John Diedrich ...
Gabrielle Hartley ...
Ivar Kants ...
Kevin Wilson ...
Lyndall Barbour ...
John Clayton ...
Go Mikami ...
Police Inspector
Reg Gillam ...
1st Board Member
Bill Charlton ...


Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

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Biography | Drama | Sport


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Release Date:

8 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Dawn  »

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AUD 750,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Dawn Fraser once said of this biopic about her: "Everyone knows about Dawn Fraser, the Olympic champion. There are press cuttings three feet thick. But this film is also about part of my life the public knows nothing about...It's all true. There is no glossing over anything, and doubtless some people may be surprised at some aspects of my personal life". See more »

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5 April 2001 | by (Melbourne) – See all my reviews

Parochial, self-conscious, suburban drivel concerning an overbaked theme and presented by amateurish new actors together with a few worn-out small-pond veterans. Budget was low, and production gives the impression that the crew spent more time looking in a mirror than making a film. This film has been almost totally forgotten for good reasons.

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