Based on the Aramoana Massacre that occurred on 13 November and 14 November 1990. Resident David Gray, an unemployed gun collector, went on a rampage in which 13 people were shot dead, before Gray himself was shot by police.
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In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel ... See full summary »
The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizare ... See full summary »
A homeless woman, improbably well-groomed and (as seen naked to the waist as she changes from one shabby sweater to another) well-toned, spends from dawn till night pushing her cart around ... See full summary »
A school reunion brings a group of thirty-somethings back home to the Australian beach-side town of Manly, where they become embroiled in a murder mystery after one of their own is killed at the party.
The owner of the diner was the Set Designer of the film. See more »
Subvert normality. Punk is not sexual, it's just aggression. Destroy. Kill All Hippies. I'm not talking at you, I'm talking to you. Anarchy. Disco sucks. I don't wanna hear about you, I wanna hear from you. This is Gorgeous. Does anybody outthere read me? Disco sucks, kill all hippies. Pretty vacant, eh? Subvert normality. Signing off. This is Gorgeous. Signing off.
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when i bought this VHS, just like any other i buy without previous viewing, i didn't let myself have high hopes that this would be another great film to add to my collection. now i know the movie description is definitely just a tease to all the events which unravel throughout this film. i personally think this is one of dennis hopper's greatest works. cebe WAS one of the punkest characters i've seen in a movie and being she was such a young girl she still had the real attitude. not to mention an awesome subhumans flyer in her room! Neil Young's song and all the Elvis were also perfectly situated in the movie.
as to all the taboo + such, while watching this flick it was real life to me. the incestuousness was not drawn out and overly dramatic. it seemed realistic and probably how that happens. i knew it would get weird after the scene where cebe is cuddling her teddy bear + sucking her thumb. creep perverts such as charlie are everywhere in real life. dennis hopper's character, ex-jailed alcoholic, was so convincing and flawless. overall this movie is definitely in my top 5 favorite movies i've ever seen. perfect from start to the bitter end.
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