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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  17 October 1987 (USA)
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During the year 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby ... See full summary »

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Freya Olson
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Trevor Leishman
Graeme Blundell ...
Nils Olson
Lynette Curran ...
Anne Olson
Malcolm Robertson ...
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Bob Leishman
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Jonah
Harold Hopkins ...
Tom Alcock
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Sergeant Pierce
Vincent Ball ...
Headmaster
Anja Coleby ...
Gail Olson
Kylie Ostara ...
Alison
Kelly Dingwall ...
Barry
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During the year 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off a chain of events that irreversibly changes the lives of everyone involved. Written by Jojo Mac

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It was incredible. It was the year that changed everything. Forever.

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Drama | Romance

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17 October 1987 (USA)  »

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Australian Graffiti  »

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$213,901 (USA)
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Danny's mother draws Aquanita in a Melbourne Cup sweep. The horse ran 3rd in the 1962 Melbourne Cup. A sweep is a competition where each participant pays an entry fee and is given a horse in a race. Prizes are usually paid to the holders of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd horses. See more »

Goofs

Freya's hair position changes between camera angles while she's laying down being hypnotized by Danny. See more »

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References The World of Suzie Wong (1960) See more »

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Daisy Bell
(aka "Bicycle built for two")
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This is a great film!
28 February 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

The Year My Voice Broke is the finest film to come from Australia.

The acting is wonderful, the scenery is glorious, the cinematography superb, and everything clicks to make for a very moving story. This is one of my all-time favorities of all movies every made. The young actors are very natural in their approach to acting and one feels they are very real people who are going through this strange change in life through which all must pass. Kudos to the director and the producers.


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