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Joey (1997)

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Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover ... See full summary »

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Jamie Croft ...
Billy McGregor
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Linda Ross
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Penny McGregor
Harold Hopkins ...
Kanga Catcher
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Mick
Ruth Cracknell ...
Sylvia Vanderberg
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Ambassador Ted Ross
Martin Jacobs ...
Constable Walker
Danny Adcock ...
ASIO Detective
Grant Piro ...
John O'Bannon
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Davo
Andrew Booth ...
Officer Wines
George Kapiniaris ...
Spiros
Richard Moir ...
School Teacher
Peter Kowitz ...
Senator
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Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover that Joey is not the only one who needs to be saved. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador joins Billy as they fight to save Joey. Written by Anonymous

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The story of the greatest adventure two friends could ever have...finding their way home


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Rated PG for brief, mild language and menace | See all certifications »
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26 December 1997 (Australia)  »

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Surprising good movie
2 December 1999 | by (Lima, Peru) – See all my reviews

When you look at casting, you probably won't find great names; but this adventure-comedy flows extremely well without the need of great acting performances. The story is simple and it works because it doesn't take place in USA but in Australia, and also because almost everybody is concerned with the amazing australian kangaroos and its environment. There are great shot compositions, and I suppose its natural to expect more from its director's work.


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