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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Albert Hall
Peter Rowsthorn ...
Bruno
Susan Lyons ...
Hilary Dredge
Daniel Kellie ...
Joey Dredge
Terry Gill ...
Jack Hall
Maggie King ...
Violet 'Vi' Hall
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Aunt Dottie
Christopher Chapman ...
Angus
Louise Siversen ...
Teacher
Ross Williams ...
Vice Principal
Rainey Carah ...
Driver
Tom Coltraine ...
Driver's Companion
Russell Allan ...
Semi Driver
Jonathon Brooks ...
Muscly Skinhead (as Jonothan Brooks)
Philip Reilley ...
Fat Skinhead (as Phil Reilley)
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It's Christmas, and Hilary and her son, Joey are going to visit her parents in the suburbs. Not only are they up for the problems between Joey and Hilary's boyfriend and his son, but they also face problems faced by other members of this Australian extended family. Written by Petrson <petrsa@yahoo.com>

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Just your average bunch of biscuits!

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9 July 1998 (Australia)  »

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Glenn Robbins and Russell Gilbert were considered for the role of Bruno. They both turned down the role. See more »

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Bruno and Hilary are in the tree house and Hilary tells Bruno that she doesn't want Jack to know that he smokes and says "What dad hates more than bugs it's drugs". In some scenes of the film Jack has a cigarette. See more »

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Angus: Ooooh!
[notcies some dog poo]
Joey: Shit!
Angus: That's right! Shit for shithead!
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Flattered to deceive
3 February 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I have to admit I was disappointed with this movie. One or two scenes were screamingly funny (the barbie scene, for example) but overall I felt this to be just a couple of great scenes bolted together by a very weak plot. Warren Mitchell's Glasgow accent was terrible (and pointless - it added nothing to either the plot or the humour of the film). Without Mitchell however, this movie would be completely devoid of any interest at all. One for the Warren Mitchell completist, perhaps. 2 marks.


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