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Two Hands (1999)

A 19 year old (Heath Ledger) finds himself in debt to a local gangster (Bryan Brown) when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a ... See full summary »

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Acko
Tom Long ...
Wally
Tony Forrow ...
Eddie
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The Man (as Steve Vidler)
Dale Kalnins ...
Kiwi Bob
Kiri Paramore ...
Les / Origami Presenter
Bill Drury ...
Jesus Freak (as William Drury)
David Moeaki ...
Louise
Mathew Wilkinson ...
Rocket
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Mary Acres ...
Mrs. Jones
Evan Sheaves ...
Pete
Jarrah Darling ...
Aaron
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A 19 year old (Heath Ledger) finds himself in debt to a local gangster (Bryan Brown) when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money. Rose Byrne co-stars as a country girl, who Ledger starts a romance on his trip. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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It seemed simple. Just deliver the cash. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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29 July 1999 (Australia)  »

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Duas Mãos  »

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Acko and co (the "bad guys") drive a series of cars made by Ford whilst Wozza, Craig and Deidre (the "good guys") drive cars made by Holden. In reality, Ford and Holden are traditional rivals in the car industry and motor racing scene in Australia. See more »

Quotes

Pando: What's her number?
Jimmy: Oh fuck. I dunno. Call 013. 013.
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Referenced in At the Movies: Bryan Brown in Conversation (2012) See more »

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Two Hands
Written by Darren Middleton (as Middleton)
Performed by Kate Ceberano
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The Blackest of Humour
16 November 1999 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

This hillarious film captures the Australian personality perfectly. From Bryan Brown in his Hawiian Shirts and thongs to Blue Monaros and boys (Heath Ledger) too busy chasing girls to worry about their life, this film is wonderful. There are no Koala Bears or Boomerangs in sight in a lame attempt to convince foreign audiences that Australia is a great place with loads of character. It does what it does and says what it says which is just about as Australian as it gets. If you don't get the humour in this film you should go back to watching episodes of "Funniest Home Videos" as the humour must obviously be beyond you.


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