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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

Credited 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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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)  »

Also Known As:

Hennes sista önskan  »

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The filming location for Under the Lighthouse Dancing is Rottnest Island, a popular holiday island 30kms off the Perth coast and is famous for its quokkas. The beach house was constructed especially for the movie, as accommodation is limited to commercial establishments only. Cars are also kept to a minimum on the island and there are no private vehicles allowed. 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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Chick Flick
23 June 2004 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful movie. Very poignant and touching. Some of the shots are the kind that will always stick in your head as you think back on movies you have seen. Wonderful framed!

The acting was superb. Never do you think that you are watching actors on a screen. You get so wrapped up in the story that the characters come to life and you feel as if you are sharing in their joy and sorrow.

However, be forewarned that it is something of a chick flick. Take a box of tissue and a bowl of ice cream and get a hug after watching it. If you don't like dramas that make you cry, don't see this film. Not that men won't like the film as well. But a person who loves action flicks and nothing else will be bored to tears watching this film.


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