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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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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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Bailando bajo la luz del faro  »

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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 »

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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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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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