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A Little Bit of Soul (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  19 March 1998 (Australia)
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Two scientists vie for funding from a wealthy heiress and her loopy politician husband.

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Dr. Richard Shorkinghorn
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Kate Haslett
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Grace Michael
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Richard and Kate are former lovers who are now working independently to find the secret of the aging process. Both apply for funding from the Michael Foundation, and are asked to spend the weekend discussing the proposals with the Head of the Foundation, who happens to be married to the Australian Treasurer. They have a very interesting weekend. Written by Anonymous

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In love, science and politics, anything is possible if you're willing to give up... A Little Bit of Soul.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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19 March 1998 (Australia)  »

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Con un po' d'anima  »

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DEM 53,629 (Germany) (3 July 1998)

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DEM 53,629 (Germany) (3 July 1998)
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Oh, for a Human Sacrifice...
3 July 2006 | by (Adelaide, South Australia) – See all my reviews

Great cast. Great director. Great premise. So what happened? The script is patchy and the interpretation of same woeful at best. It's not the subject material: Satanistic leanings within ANY government would seem to be a given. Brrrr! It's the complete lack of engagement, characterwise, by ANY of the cast. CAMP is OK, but this seems a pale rendition of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" without the songs and over-the-top kitsch. In fact, it's the soundtrack that saves this abomination from the trashcan.

Australian films, at least HUMOROUS ones, tend to fall flat when they attempt parody or satirical-humour per se. It's not that we can't do it... it's more that we do it best on television. There is something episodic about "A Little Bit of Soul": the editing is woeful and the dialogue patchy.

Like a lot of things we in Oz do: couldabeen.


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