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In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker. In HD.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Patricia Curnow
Norman Kaye ...
Peter Thompson
Jon Finlayson ...
George
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Pamela
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Bruce
Irene Inescort ...
Patricia's mother
Vic Gordon ...
Patricia's father
Ted Grove-Rogers ...
Peter's Father
Ron Falk ...
Wig Salesman (as Ronald Falk)
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Detective
Diana Greentree ...
Sally Gordon
Margaret Steven ...
Patricia's psychiatrist
Kris McQuade ...
Rosemarie
Maurie Fields ...
Taxi driver
Laurie Dobson ...
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In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker. In HD.

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21 October 1982 (Australia)  »

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Close to the Heart  »

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This Australian movie's title was changed to "Lonely Hearts" from its original title of "Close to the Heart" to avoid confusion with the American film One from the Heart (1982). See more »


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Knees Up Mother Brown
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Written by Harris Weston and Bert Lee
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Dull dysfunctional relationship of dull dysfunctional people
4 September 2003 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

In short, this was a slow, measured study of a romance between dull dysfunctional characters. Without giving anything away (there is not a lot to give away, I'm afraid), we watch older characters try to have a relationship in spite of their dysfunctions. Admittedly, this type of slow moving study is probably my least favorite genre.

However, it was well acted and the story ernest. I totally believed the characters were boring and had personal problems. The problem is that I wouldn't want to watch them.

Not my cup of tea, anyway.


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