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Dimboola (1979)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  11 May 1979 (USA)
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Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

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Morrie McAdam
Natalie Bate ...
Maureen Delaney
Max Gillies ...
Vivian Worcester-Jones
Bill Garner ...
Dangles
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Horrie
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Val Jellay ...
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Tim Robertson ...
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Jackleen
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Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

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Publicity for this movie during its theatrical release stated that it was based on the most successful and most popular Australian play ever staged in Australia. Moreover, publicity for continued runs of the 'Dimboola' play boasts that "More Australians have seen 'Dimboola' than any other musical, comedy or play". See more »

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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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An absolute pearler
8 October 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A great film a little ripper Bruce Spence is at his hilarious best and really drives the film. And has a great supporting cast but the stand out of the film is the legendary Chad Morgan, the Sheik of Scrubby Creek an Australian country music legend his co starring role is hilarious worth seeing just for Chad's performance.It's just a shame this is the only film he made except for a short appearance in Newsfront.

The Whole cast does a great job with heaps of well known faces including that bloke who plays Beau in the Beaurepaires ads.A great little film about an outback wedding. Highly recommend!!!!


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