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...Almost (1990)

Wendy Cracked a Walnut (original title)
Romantic comedy that mixes magical realism with traditional Australian urban-outback contrasts. The plot centers on a bored woman (the eponymous Wendy) who conjures up the perfect lover, ... See full summary »

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(original story) (as Suzanna Hawley), (screenplay) (as Suzanna Hawley)
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Cast

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Wendy
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Ronnie
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Jake
Kerry Walker ...
Deidre
Douglas Hedge ...
Mr. Leveredge
Doreen Warburton ...
Elsie
Desirée Smith ...
Cynthia
Jeraldine Sylbing ...
Mary (as Jereldine Sylbing)
Betty Lucas ...
Mrs. Taggart
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Sonny Taggart (as David Hoey)
Susan Lyons ...
Caroline
William McInnes ...
Ralph
Jennifer Hagan ...
Miss Hound
Barry Jenkins ...
Pierre Dalmonte
Jan Adele ...
Marjorie
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Romantic comedy that mixes magical realism with traditional Australian urban-outback contrasts. The plot centers on a bored woman (the eponymous Wendy) who conjures up the perfect lover, Jake, while her husband is out on the road suffering comical mishaps. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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2 August 1990 (Australia)  »

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...Almost  »

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This was the second nomination in 1991 for an ARIA award for a soundtrack produced by recording producer/composer Philip Powers, the other being "Bloodmoon" See more »

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Romantic haze
13 September 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie centres around three main characters, Wendy, who constantly reads romantic novels, her husband Ronnie who is preoccupied with trying to earn a living as a salesman, and Jake (a lady's man). The film has that off-beat Australian style, such that you're never quite sure what will happen next, but it's quite a charming tale and well-worth viewing.


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