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



(screenplay) (as Jack Hibberd), (play)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Morrie McAdam
Natalie Bate ...
Maureen Delaney
Max Gillies ...
Vivian Worcester-Jones
Bill Garner ...
Jack Perry ...
Dick May ...
Esme Melville ...
Alan Rowe ...
Angus (as Allan Rowe)
Irene Hewitt ...
Kerry Dwyer ...
Val Jellay ...
Barrie Barkla ...
Reverend Potts
Tim Robertson ...
Father O'Shea
Laurel Frank ...


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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Release Date:

11 May 1979 (USA)  »

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AUD 350,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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The concept of this film's source 'Dimboola' play was that the play was an audience participation play and a staged wedding reception. The theater cast were the wedding party whilst the audience were the wedding guests. See more »


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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