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Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)

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The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Harry
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Emma
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Louise
Phillip Holder ...
Garth (as Philip Holder)
Zoe Bertram ...
Juliet
Aden Gillett ...
David
Michael Loney ...
Father Flynn
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Jo Bolton ...
Acrobat
Suzi Cole ...
Enigmatic Woman
Frederique Fouche ...
Acrobat
Andrew Hale ...
Helpful Resident
Ingle Knight ...
The Rector
Natalie Saleeba ...
Acrobat
Liz Spencer ...
Rector's Wife
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The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, nor do they have a proper license. Emma also announces that she is very ill, and all she wants is a wedding. The other four friends then try to find a way to make it all happen... Written by Bijou <Bijou@AppliedIS.com>

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16 October 1997 (Australia)  »

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Hennes sista önskan  »

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The house used in Under the Lighthouse Dancing was transported back to Perth from Rottnest Island and rebuilt in the riverside suburb of Bicton. It was subsequently damaged in the tornadoes of May 2005. See more »

Soundtracks

Amor Serenade
Written by J. Jimenez/P. Brandoli
Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd
Performed by Culture Shock
Courtesy of Columbia/Sony Music Pty Ltd
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Beautiful
5 July 2003 | by (Art house Fan in the Middle of NoWhere) – See all my reviews

The previous person that commented on this film must have seen a different one than I had. I ran across this film during a fit of imsomnia on Cable. I watched it because I have always liked Jack Thompson.

This film is about love and friendship. And how they come together when a group of friends spend time together. You can see the plot that winds between the main couple and the friends as they spend some time on the beach. The mixture of love and friendship works in my humble opinion.

The Cinemantography is absolutely wonderful. The shots of the coast make you feel like you are there... and the beach house is a place I would love to spend some time at. Paul Murphy catches the light so beautifully as it grazes the water and the land.

If you have a love of a good romance, and want to see Jack Thompson be romantic, then see this movie... It might just have you under the lighthouse dancing....


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