Con artist Harry Reynolds is released from prison armed with his partners research for a new scam. Harry heads for the dying town of Beachport near the coast of Australia where he cons the locals into investing big bucks into his scam (the recovery of an old ship and the building of a theme park). Complications arise when Harry falls for the local hotel owner Julie and her young son David. Written by
The latest "Dirty Rotten Scoundrel" to hit town is up to his neck in trouble !
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Did You Know?
According to Scott Murray
in the book "Australian Film 1978-1994", this picture "...was mostly shot in 1989, but was in post-production for years. Some scenes were partially re-shot and the script reworked". See more
To Hang a Dream On
Written and Performed by Richard Thompson
Courtesy of Capitol Records See more