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Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995)

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Tired of local corruption and the harshness of his life a bushman demonstrates the true Aussie spirit and decides to run for parliament.

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Tired of local corruption and the harshness of his life a bushman demonstrates the true Aussie spirit and decides to run for parliament.

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Cripes! Just what this country needs... a bloody good laugh!

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Classic Australian comedy on our pioneers
22 December 2003 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

A superb dramatisation of a small classic of Australian literature with an outstanding cast of actors who effortlessly portray their characters.

Definitely not a film for the ignorant US teenager who neither knows nor cares that there is a world beyond the U.S. and history as well. For those with more open minds and some curiousity about the world, and who are ready for a good laugh about human foibles, this is a very entertaining romp.

Incidentally, if it hasn't been mentioned elsewhere, Dame Joan Sutherland who plays Mother in this, is one of the world's greatest operatic sopranos. Her career spanned over 30 years and she was the undisputed coloratura soprano of her time. This film is just a little something she knocked up in her retirement!


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