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The Delinquents (1989)

A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.

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Lola
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Bosun
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Lyle
Desirée Smith ...
Mavis
Angela Punch McGregor ...
Mrs. Lovell (as Angela Punch-McGregor)
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Aunt Westbury
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Mrs. Hansen
Lyn Treadgold ...
Prison Matron
Duncan Wass ...
Bert
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Isobel
Yvonne Hooper ...
Landlady
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Magistrate
Errol O'Neill ...
Theatre Manager
Rachel Szalay ...
Maxine
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A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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21 December 1989 (Australia)  »

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A szerelem menekültjei  »

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The film never had a theatrical release in the United States. See more »

Quotes

Lola: Here! Had such fun running this up on your nice little electric machine that goes frontwards and backwards and sideways and all around the town and buttonholes and god knows what other shit! Well you can stick your stupid little frock!
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Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

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Slippin' and Slidin
Written by Little Richard (as Penniman) / Eddie Bo (Bocage) / Albert Collins (as Collins) / James Smith (as Smith)
(ATV Music / EMI Music Publishing / Bess Music)
Performed by Little Richard
Courtesy Speciality Records, Inc.
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wow
11 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this film very recently, I don't know why I never saw it sooner. Kylie looks like she was just out of Neighbours and can really blow your socks off acting. I thought the way she transcended from girl to women was very effective.

Charlie I knew from Diagnous Murder so I knew he could do comedy, but he played the love interest very well, and seemly thought out the character very well.

The rest of the cast were superb I don't know they're work personally but they had me from the get go.

The Mavis and Lyle Situation was lovely. Two people who knew what it felt for to be each others true loves.

It was a great film and as much as I like Kylie as an entertainer, I would love to see her act again, maybe the roles reversed she being the strict one.

Go and rent it out, it is a lovely thought out film.


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