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Children of the Revolution (1996)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  30 April 1997 (USA)
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Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

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Anna
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Welch
Russell Kiefel ...
Barry Rogers
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Prof. C.W. 'Wilf' Wilke
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Joe - 8 Years (as Ben McIver)
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Ken Radley ...
Fiona Press ...
Mavis Craig
Alex Menglet ...
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Col Slansky
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Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ... Written by Anonymous

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A red comedy about the ultimate party animals. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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30 April 1997 (USA)  »

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A forradalom gyermekei  »

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$35,227 (USA) (2 May 1997)

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$830,608 (USA) (4 July 1997)
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A newspaper refers to the "LEA" several scenes before Young Joe forms this organization. See more »

Quotes

Joan Fraser: This is always how I feared it would happen. The devil doesn't carry a gun, Welch. It carries fast food, cheap appliances and bad television!
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References The Czar Wants to Sleep (1934) See more »

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Let's Lay Down Here & Make Love
Written by Gregory Perkins (as 'Tex Perkins'), Danny Rumour and James Cruickshank
PolyGram Music Publishing
Performed by The Cruel Sea
Courtesy of Red Eye Records and Polydor Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Pty. Ltd.
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the best Australian comedy about communism ...ever
4 September 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Judy Davis is a young communist in 1950 Australia. She corresponds with Stalin and gets an invitation to Moscow. The trip changes her life (of course) which we get to follow for the next 40 years. You'll be hooked after the first two minutes of this very original film. Great performances (especially from Judy Davis) and unique plot twists made this film worth watching.


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