Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, Thandiwe, studying at a nearby girl's school. Their affair blossoms while everyone tries to stop it. Nicole Kidman also appears as a sexually repressed senior at Thandiwe's school. Written by
Matthew Stanfield <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Here's to risks
Did You Know?
Intended to be the Australian-born Nicole Kidman
's farewell to Australian cinema; by the time the film went into production, she had received international acclaim for her part in Dead Calm
(1989), and was being courted by US studios to appear in American productions. She wouldn't star in another Australian film for another decade, (Moulin Rouge!
(2001)). As a result of Kidman's fame, she received top billing and was prominently featured in print advertising for the film, despite only appearing in a few scenes. Conversely, star Noah Taylor
appeared in print ads only in silhouette. See more
[Tired of hearing the other girls making jokes about her being of African dissent, she gets up from watching TV to leave the room, but not before intentionally bumping into the table the record they were listening to was on to make it skip and anger them
Oh, I'm sorry. I must've slipped on a banana peel.
Big Bad John
Written by Jimmy Dean
and Roy Acuff
(Fred Rose Music Inc/MCA Gilbey) See more