To impress a girl a shy teenaged boy buys a used Jaguar.

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Danny Clark
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Joanna Johnson
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Desmond Clark
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Mark Jorgensen
Angelo D'Angelo ...
Vangeli Petrakis
Tim Robertson ...
Desmond Johnson
Maggie King ...
Edith Clark
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Gordon Farkas
Sheryl Munks ...
Pam Schaeffer
Lise Rodgers ...
Mrs. Johnson
Frankie J. Holden ...
Frank
Mark Hennessy ...
Jimmy
Roy Edmunds ...
George
Mike Nikol ...
Dougy
Andrew Spence ...
Car pound policeman
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Danny wants two things in life more than anything else, one is a Jaguar and the other is Joanna Johnson. After Danny's parents give him their beloved Nissan Cedric, Danny works up the courage to ask Joanna out on a date.... One problem! He tells her that he owns a Jaguar, and to prove otherwise, he trades in the Cedric for an early model Jag. At the car yard he is conned into believing he is getting the deal of the century by the salesman, Gordon "Farkas". Written by Glenn Stewart <glenn_stewart@hotmail.com>

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20 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Actor Ben Mendelsohn was aged around twenty portraying Danny Clark a character aged seventeen three years his younger. See more »

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After Gordon collects his camera from his car, the gang are removing the engine from Gordon's Jag despite the fact we see the engine has already been removed, prior to Gordon collecting his camera. See more »

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Danny Clark: I told her I got a Jaguar. It was in the heat of the moment.
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Fun City
Written by Phil Judd and Michael Den Elzen
Performed by Schnell Fenster
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5 October 1999 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

If ever there was a great duo , it would have to be Ben Mendelsohn and Claudia Carvan. This movie is a down to earth , no rubbish , personification of youth in Australia. I have seen this movie many times and still want to see it over and over again. True Blue Aussie humour at its best.


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