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Return Home (1990)

A man and his wife are partners in a small business, a service station, that is stuggling to survive financially. They are visited by his brother, a divorced middle-aged man, who has taken ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Coard ...
Noel
Frankie J. Holden ...
Steve
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Gary
Mickey Camilleri ...
Judy
Rachel Rains ...
Wendy
Gypsy Lukewood ...
Clare
Ryan Rawlings ...
Wally
Paul Nestor ...
Brian
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Barry
Adrian Shirley ...
Newsagent
Michael Coard ...
Paperboy
Michael Evans ...
Pieman
John Crouch ...
Angry customer
Rory Walker ...
Hire purchase man
Liz Windsor ...
Mrs. Walker

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A man and his wife are partners in a small business, a service station, that is stuggling to survive financially. They are visited by his brother, a divorced middle-aged man, who has taken a break from his stressful career in a big business corporation. Written by Archie Moore <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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Return Home is a movie about decency, optimism, humanity and life. See more »

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3 August 1990 (USA)  »

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AUD 347,000 (estimated)
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The film was nominated for two AFI Awards, Best Actor - Frankie J. Holden, and and one won for Best Director - Ray Argall. See more »

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Steve, in planning his work, mentions Australia Day and then makes a notation on his calendar in October. Australia Day is in January. See more »

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Ice Blue
Written by Lovelock, Darroch and Steedman
Performed by the Celibate Rifles
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Not a bad effort!
5 February 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Big corporate brother returns home to sleepy city and rekindles his lost innocence with struggling motor mechanic brother. Director Argall opts for constructed simple but effective images to tell a repetitive tale that needed more meat in the pie.


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