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High Tide (1987)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 July 1987 (Australia)
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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Cast

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Lillie
Jan Adele ...
Bet
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Ally
Frankie J. Holden ...
Lester
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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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Dagály  »

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$138,288 (USA)
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Star Judy Davis was contacted even before the screenplay was re-written with her character then originally written as male. 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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wonderfully acted and directed story of people caught in real-life drama
11 December 1998 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is not the stuff of soap-operas but the sort of conundrums that real people face in real life. A testament to the ensemble and director for the powerful story-telling of fallible characters trying to cope but not quite succeeding.


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