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The Sound of One Hand Clapping (1998)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  23 April 1998 (Australia)
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36-year-old Sonja Buloh visits his father Bojan in Tasmania's capital after 20 years absence. She left him when he beat her up in a drunken rage, and she finds him a sad alcoholic. That ... See full summary »

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Sonja Buloh
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Bojan Buloh
Rosie Flanagan ...
Sonja, age 8
Arabella Wain ...
Sonja, age 3
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Jenja
Melita Jurisic ...
Maria Buloh
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Picotti
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Jean
Regina Gaigalas ...
Mrs. Michnik (as Gina Gaigalas)
Julie Forsyth ...
Mrs. Heaney
Jane Borghesi ...
Maja Picotti
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Moira Heaney
Tahir Cambis ...
Camp Worker
Tim Cox ...
Radio Announcer
Eliza Flanagan ...
Heaney Twin
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36-year-old Sonja Buloh visits his father Bojan in Tasmania's capital after 20 years absence. She left him when he beat her up in a drunken rage, and she finds him a sad alcoholic. That brings back the memories of their hard life 30 years ago when they emigrated to Australia from Slovenia. Written by Anonymous

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enjoyable, realistic little film, great scenic photography
12 October 1999 | by (Hobart, Tasmania) – See all my reviews

This film- of -the -book was directed by the book's author, local wunderkind [in his own lunchtime] Richard Flanagan. It was a big hit here in Tasmania, where it's set, and it's a good little story of a postwar migrant woman and her father's struggles in "pioneer" conditions in a work camp on Tasmania's rugged West Coast, and later in Hobart. Great photography and scenery. Anyone interested in this part of the world will enjoy it. A worthy addition to the handful of feature films made in Tasmania. N.B. ATTENTION: Location scouts.....


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