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Hightide (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  30 July 1987 (Australia)
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Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.

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Lillie
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Bet
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Ally
Frankie J. Holden ...
Lester
John Clayton ...
Col
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Mick
Toni Scanlan ...
Mary
Monica Trapaga ...
Tracey
Barry Rugless ...
Club manager
'Cowboy' Bob Purtell ...
Joe
Mark Hembrow ...
Mechanic
Emily Stocker ...
Michelle
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Jason (as Marc Gray)
Jan Boreham ...
Mona
May Howlett ...
Mick's mum
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Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park. Written by Anonymous

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30 July 1987 (Australia)  »

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The picture's development was a close collaboration of producer Sandra Levy, writer Laura Jones, star Judy Davis, and director Gillian Armstrong. The movie's story was developed by Levy, Jones and Armstong. See more »


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It Had To Be You
Written by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn
Performed by Jan Adele
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I liked it.
22 June 2000 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Yeah, it's a chick flick and it moves kinda slow, but it's actually pretty good - and I consider myself a manly man. You gotta love Judy Davis, no matter what she's in, and the girl who plays her daughter gives a natural, convincing performance.

The scenery of the small, coastal summer spot is beautiful and plays well with the major theme of the movie. The unknown (at least unknown to me) actors and actresses lend a realism to the movie that draws you in and keeps your attention. Overall, I give it an 8/10. Go see it.


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