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Back of Beyond (1995)

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A garage mechanic out in the middle of the outback gets involved with the girl friend of a jewel smuggler who is on the run.

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Cast overview:
Paul Mercurio ...
Tom McGregor
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Connor
Dee Smart ...
Charlie
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Nick
Aaron Wilton ...
Ned
Bob Maza ...
Gilbert
Rebekah Elmaloglou ...
Susan MacGregor
Terry Serio ...
Lucky Dave
Glenda Linscott ...
Mary Margaret
Amy Miller-Porter ...
Rosie
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Following the death of his sister Susan, garage owner Tom McGregor becomes a recluse in his Outback home. Years later, Tom is disturbed by the arrival of a gang of thugs trying to stash some stolen diamonds, whose car had broken down. The thugs are led by Connor, a psychopath, and things begin to turn nasty when Connor's girlfriend Charlie begins to become attracted to Tom. But things are not what they seem... Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Rated R for language and a scene of sexual assault | See all certifications »
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2 November 1995 (Australia)  »

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Back to Death  »

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[first lines]
Tom McGregor: Any customers?
Susan MacGregor: Yeah.
Tom McGregor: Today?
Susan MacGregor: [sheepish look]
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I Don't Want To Be With Nobody But You
Written by Eddie Floyd
Performed by Dorothy Moore
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Poor Paul
27 September 2002 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

Poor Paul Mercurio. After landing the role of Scott Hastings in Strictly Ballroom, the best film in history, he managed to find himself doing a lot of rubbish. None of the characters in this film is very unlikable, or even hateable, but Mercurio's lead is the sort of person you prefer to ignore - completely unloveable and he wears OVERALLS. Big mistake in costume design, that one.


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