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Jeanette Cronin ...
Ruth
Paul Kelman ...
Simon
Trent Atkinson ...
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Angela Punch McGregor ...
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Eloise Etherington ...
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Gillian Jones ...
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Vincent Gil ...
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A disturbed young woman (Jeanette Cronin) runs away from her New Zealand home and hides away in an Australian boarding house, named Terra Nova. There she finds that every one else in the boarding house is just as zany as she is, and on some levels make her seem sane despite the voices in her head and her strange visions. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Terranova's gonna rock ya
24 January 2014 | by (adelaide, australia) – See all my reviews

Another great indie, here's one that shouldn't be missed. A mentally disturbed woman, brilliantly portrayed by Cronin, runs away with her son from kiwi land, and hides out in a boarding house, it's name, the title of this movie, where as strange luck would have it, the tenants are as crazy as her, but in different ways, like it's weird like owner, a great Angela Punch Macgregor. Paul Kelman is very good too as one of the tenants, with violent tendencies, as you'll see, in one heavy scene, who strikes up a romance with her. The film is good in the frank way it shows it's different characters, each with their share of the problems. The movie doesn't pretend to be something it's not. There are moments of quite stark realism. Cronin is the brilliant acting attraction, though, and things heat up when her family track her down, her arsehole of a father, no less played by old crazy acting great, Vincent Gil, solid. On the whole, this is one movie, I repeat, you should not miss. Look out for it, on the shelves. Highly recommended.


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