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>
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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
Suddenly, there were much bigger worlds again, and some small place in them for me.
Big Bad John
Written by Jimmy Dean
and Roy Acuff
(Fred Rose Music Inc/MCA Gilbey) See more