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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
Philip Holder ...
Garth
Zoe Bertram ...
Juliet
Aden Gillett ...
David
Michael Loney ...
Father Flynn
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Suzi Cole ...
Enigmatic Woman
Frederique Fouche ...
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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

Angels
Written by T. Kimmel/J. Kimball
Night Rainbow Music Inc/Morrissette Music Inc/
EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Performed by John Farnham
Courtesy of BMG Australia Limited
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Inspiring
4 December 1998 | by (Jonesboro, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

I found this to be a most enjoyable and inspiring movie. It makes you almost feel the wind in your hair and you find yourself longing to go to this island. We should all be so lucky to have friends who are willing to go that extra mile to make things happen. I was a bit surprised that a few others had commented on this movie saying it was boring, about nothing and a dud. I felt sorry that they missed the whole point of the film. It's a testament and celebration of true love and enduring friendships. I highly recommend it and can watch it again and again.


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