Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »
True story about a jailed bank robber who pretends he's become blind to get an early release. Cops don't believe him, but a lonely minister's wife arrives to teach him how to live with his "condition". They fall in love. Big mistake.
Runner and Robyn were summer camp sweethearts. She became a Hollywood star and Runner stayed at the farm. Finally Runner takes grandma's advice and goes LA to win his lost love back. He ... See full summary »
Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and ... See full summary »
This cinema movie and Hoodwink (1981) were the first theatrical feature films of star Geoffrey Rush who would later go on to win a Best Actor Academy Award for Shine (1996) with all three pictures being Australian cinema movies. See more »
At the beginning of the "Gimme Love" number, Jackie and Angus are briefly seen dancing on the nightclub floor several moments before they actually arrive at the club on their motorcycle. (This continuity error is not present in an alternative take of the sequence that features on the DVD as an extra.) See more »
The next "New Faces" act is Miss Jackie Muggins.
It's "Mullins", you moron!
Miss Jackie Mullins-you-Moron.
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Overlooked an unknown, this is a must-see movie for those who love to rock! This is a punk rock musical with a satiric edge by the director of My Brilliant Career.
Pretty typical plot, really. Quirky girl knows she's destined for stardom. When Mom is in danger of losing the diner, our heroine enters a singing contest for the prize money. Meanwhile, boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy sings to girl.
You'll have fun every minute, and then you'll buy the soundtrack!
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