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The Crossing (1990)

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After 18 months Sam returns to his place of birth. He wants to ask his girlfriend Meg who he had let down when he left, to go with him to the big city. However Meg was deeply sad because of... See full summary »

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Sam
Danielle Spencer ...
Meg
Emily Lumbers ...
Jenny
Rodney Bell ...
Shorty
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Heavyfoot
Myles Collins ...
Stretch
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Nort (as Marc Gray)
Megan Connolly ...
Kathleen
John Blair ...
Billy
Rani Lockland ...
Gail
Ajay Rochester ...
Mandy (as Lea-Ann Towler)
Paul Robertson ...
Birdie
George Whaley ...
Sid
Jacquy Phillips ...
Marion (as Jacqy Phillips)
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After 18 months Sam returns to his place of birth. He wants to ask his girlfriend Meg who he had let down when he left, to go with him to the big city. However Meg was deeply sad because of Sam's leaving, that she had started a relation with his best friend Johnny. At the night of Sam's unexpected return, Johhny asks Meg to marry him. Meg is forced to make a choice! That Saturday night, Meg and a desperate and drunk Johhny deceide to escape from their dancing night. The only problem is, that Sam at that same time leaves the village to go to the big city and he pursues them. In this tragical night, two cars are racing on the freeway on their way to the level crossing and a frontal car accident... Written by Edwin van Oorschot <info@edwinvanoorschot.nl>

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Man: My tongues are tied.
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Written by James Lee
Performed by The Cockroaches
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Russell Crowe's first starring role
2 May 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This good Australian film is a combination of elements from PICNIC & REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE . Russell Crowe in his first starring role is a stand out & you are able to see the beginning seeds of the great actor he is today. Robert Mannone (whatever happened to him) also is a standout.

\ we have seen this story many times before. I do recommend it for all of Russell's fans. It also has a great music score, a good *** rating from me

as always

Jay Harris


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