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The Quest (1986)
"Frog Dreaming" (original title)

 -  Drama | Adventure | Family  -  1 May 1986 (USA)
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American boy, Cody, whoose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cody
Tony Barry ...
Gaza
Rachel Friend ...
Wendy
Tamsin West ...
Jane
Dempsey Knight ...
Charlie Pride
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Ricketts
Chris Gregory ...
Wheatley
Mark Knight ...
Henry
Dennis Miller ...
Mr. Cannon
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Mrs. Cannon
Laurie Dobson ...
Gleason
Jay Mannering ...
Haggard
Tim Hughes ...
Beilby
Howard Eynon ...
Ranger
David Ravenswood ...
Kauffman
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American boy, Cody, whoose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events happenning in Devil's Knob national park associated with an aboriginal myth about "frog dreamings". Cody tries to investigate... Written by <kuchkoe@ucunix.san.uc.edu>

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Filmed on location in (woods point) (Victoria) (Australia). Woods point is and would be considered a rural mining town that hasn't changed a lot in the 30 years since the movies making. And the surrounding terrain does look quite like a nationall park. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Pride: You wanna know about spirit business?
Cody: Like bunyips, sir? Like donkegin?
Charlie Pride: Are you a man?
Cody: I'm a boy.
Charlie Pride: Maybe we find out, eh.
Cody: Sir?
Charlie Pride: You like to dance?
Cody: Dance?
Charlie Pride: You like to dance with the devil?
Cody: I don't understand.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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I've Finished Caying
Written and Performed by El Pressos
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Not a Bad Flick
5 July 2001 | by (Joliet, IL) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this movie in over 10 years, but it must have been good because I still remember it. I saw it when I was 12 and it seemed really cool at the time. The plot didn't seem boring to me, kids looking for a lochness-type monster. Had a lot of dialogue, but good stuff. I remember thinking the young girl in it was so cute. That is the whole reason I looked this movie up, to see what her name was (Rachel Friend). Unfortunately, she never did much else. Anyway, I think pre-teen and young teens would still like this movie.


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