Explores the conflicting worlds of a teenager and a mature woman as they discover the full force of their sexuality.

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Mick
Gillian Jones ...
Sally
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Gazza
Alice Garner ...
Rhonda
Daniel Pollock ...
Duck
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Lex
Beverley Gardiner ...
Mick's Mother
Brian Worth ...
Mick's Father
Jon Concannon ...
Dean
Eric Mueck ...
Drink Contest Loser
Sally Minter ...
Blond Party Girl
Lazar Roderic ...
Pizza Parlour Man
William K. Halliwell ...
Poolroom Parlour Man (as Bill Halliwell)
James Adrianakis
Kirsten Anderson
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Explores the conflicting worlds of a teenager and a mature woman as they discover the full force of their sexuality.

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Fine pre-cursor to Romper Stomper and Metal Skin
29 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

No need to say too much about this film except that it is another almost hyper-realistic Melbourne western suburbs mood piece and a pre-cursor to the comparable Romper Stomper and Metal Skin. If you liked those two and you can chase up a copy of Lover boy then it is well worth the watch. I saw it on SBS, probably the only station that would show it as they manage to slip in the c* word a few times :-)

Noah Taylor is in fine early form as the awkward but somehow more sophisticated than his peers teenage misfit.


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