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A young female landowner in 1840s Jamaica marries a just-arrived Englishman to avoid losing her property. All seems to be perfect, love arises, and happiness is on the way, but she is ... See full summary »
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The world premiere of this film was at Dimboola's Star Cinema on 4 May 1979. The first showing in Melbourne was at the Bercy Cinema,128 Bourke Street, on 11 May 1979. Rod Quantock, a stand-up comedian, performed as a warm-up act for the Melbourne opening. See more »
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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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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