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Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)

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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Emma
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Louise
Phillip Holder ...
Garth (as Philip Holder)
Zoe Bertram ...
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Jo Bolton ...
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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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Bailando bajo la luz del faro  »

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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 »

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Angels
Written by Tom Kimmel (as T. Kimmel)/Jennifer Kimball (as 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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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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