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Dawn! (1979)

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

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Bronwyn Mackay-Payne ...
Ron Haddrick ...
Pop
Bunney Brooke ...
Mum (as Bunny Brooke)
Tom Richards ...
Harry
John Diedrich ...
Gary
Gabrielle Hartley ...
Kate
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Len
David Cameron ...
Joe
Kevin Wilson ...
Bippy
Lyndall Barbour ...
Edie
John Clayton ...
Syd
Go Mikami ...
Police Inspector
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Chaperone
Reg Gillam ...
1st Board Member
Bill Charlton ...
Johnno
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Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

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The true story of swimming legend Dawn Fraser. See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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8 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Dawn  »

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AUD 750,000 (estimated)
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This movie covers the life of gold medal winning Australian Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser between the years 1955 and 1970. 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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