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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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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
Katy Manning ...
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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Henry: [concerning donkegin hole] There's only one thing we can do. We can get the air force up here with a couple of them Excocet missiles... nuke the shit outta the entire area... give those friggin' frogs something to dream about.
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Critics really hate this film.
18 August 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

It's been a very long time since I saw this film. It was called "Frog Dreaming" in Australia. It has a simple, slow rhythm, like in "The Year my Voice Broke". It's not "ET" and its not "Close Encounters", and that's probably what bothers people who pick it up at the video store. Critics hated this film at when it came out at the cinema. I loved it.


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