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Dead Letter Office (1998)

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Alice's father left when she was a child. She continued to share her life with him in letters that she sent not realising that he never received them. Eventually, they all come back with "... See full summary »

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Young Alice
Tess Mornana ...
Young Alice (voice)
Mariette Carey ...
Miss Harris
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Alice Walsh
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Kevin
Georgina Naidu ...
Mary
Syd Brisbane ...
Peter
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Frank Lopez
Malcolm Singh ...
Victor
Mark Wilson ...
Youth
Jane Hall ...
Heather
Jillian O'Dowd ...
Lizzy
Alethea McGrath ...
Gardening Woman
Carole Fraser ...
Aboriginal Woman
Guillermina Ulloa ...
Lucia
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Alice's father left when she was a child. She continued to share her life with him in letters that she sent not realising that he never received them. Eventually, they all come back with "Dead Letter Office" stamped on the front. As an adult, she becomes consumed with a desire to find him and takes a job with the Dead Letter Office, convinced that she can use them to fulfill her romantic notions of a reunion with her father. What awaits her at the DLO is far more than that ... Written by Peter Webb <tjebi@mpx.com.au>

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A story of love and lost letters

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A rather curious Aussie film
5 March 2000 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

An unpretentious little film made with sincerity, gentleness and with a reduced budget (and it shows.) In the end, it looks and feels mostly undernourished. The Latin-American characters that give the movie its rather unusual "exotic" flavour also collaborate with the collective tortured past that runs through the movie, although their personal stories and discourse may sound pretty unconvincing.


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