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Dimboola (1979)

Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Morrie McAdam
Natalie Bate ...
Maureen Delaney
Max Gillies ...
Vivian Worcester-Jones
Bill Garner ...
Dangles
Jack Perry ...
Horrie
Dick May ...
Shovel
Esme Melville ...
April
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Darcy
Alan Rowe ...
Angus (as Allan Rowe)
Irene Hewitt ...
Florence
Kerry Dwyer ...
Shirl
Val Jellay ...
Aggie
Barrie Barkla ...
Reverend Potts
Tim Robertson ...
Father O'Shea
Laurel Frank ...
Jackleen
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Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

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Accept your invitation to the wackiest, most riotous wedding ceremony of the year! [DVD Australia] See more »

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11 May 1979 (USA)  »

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AUD 350,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A novelization of the 1969 'Dimboola' play was first published in 1978. The book was a tie-in to this film and was written by Tim Robertson. See more »

Quotes

MuttonBayonet: [singing] A marriage is made to be broken / The ring you wear is a horseshoe token / The bonds you forge at the altar / Are really a yoke and a halter.
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19 May 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I originally read this story as a novel and I liked the brash humor of it.. The movie, however, is an embarrassment to the Aussie film culture. Everyone tries too hard for laughs and the gags flop like a fish out of water. The production standards are pitiful... it looks like the movie was made for a $1000 and they had change left over. There are some good Aussie actors in this and they must now look on this dud and cringe. On the DVD version there is included a stage version of the story... it's actually more watchable than the movie....... This nightmare belongs in a Melbourne fringe art show.... which is pretty much near where it originated. yuk!


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