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Rikky and Pete (1988)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  9 June 1988 (Australia)
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Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Kearney ...
Pete Menzies
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Rikky Menzies
Tetchie Agbayani ...
Flossie
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Whitstead
Bruno Lawrence ...
Sonny
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Ben
Lewis Fitz-Gerald ...
Adam
Dorothy Alison ...
Mrs. Menzies
Don Reid ...
Mr. Menzies
Peter Cummins ...
Delahunty
Peter Hehir ...
Desk Sergeant
Ralph Cotterill ...
George Pottinger
Roderick Williams ...
Holy Joe
Denis Lees ...
Fingers
Robert Baxter ...
Truckyard Man (as Rob Baxter)
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Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a desert mining town full of zany individualists. Written by Karl Olson <karl@gocougs.wsu.edu>

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The things we do to prove that we can do the things we do. See more »

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24 March 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Rikky and Pete" are thirtyish Aussie sibs who leave Melbourne to escape a dictatorial patriarch and Pete's problems with a local copper and to seek their fortune in the outback where they take up with silver mining and a bunch of quirky characters. "R&P" is a fun little Aussie comedy romp which wanders without clear purpose through it's marginal plot conjuring up moments droll, offbeat, and awkward humor and little else. Worth a look for those into Aussie flix.


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