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This edgy Australian film stars an ensemble cast headed up by pop superstar Kylie Minogue, David Field, and John Lyndon. Various characters interact under strange circumstances, calling to mind movies such as GO and PULP FICTION

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Jess
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John
Simon Lyndon ...
Andy
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TT
Paula Arundell ...
Cleo
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Sem
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DJ Lush Puppy
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Joey
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Phil
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Shiva
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Detective #1
Bradd Buckley ...
Police Officer in Club Raid
Marcel Marinus ...
Club Security #1
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This edgy Australian film stars an ensemble cast headed up by pop superstar Kylie Minogue, David Field, and John Lyndon. Various characters interact under strange circumstances, calling to mind movies such as GO and PULP FICTION

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11 May 2000 (Australia)  »

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Образцовые люди  »

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AUD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sweet Sweet Love (Paul Mac Remix)
Written by Russell Morris
Published by Russell Morris Productions
Performed by Russell Morris
Produced by Josh G. Abrahams
Remixed by Paul Mac at the Fibromajestic
Under licence from Festival Records Pty Limited
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An assault on the senses
22 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Is this movie ever an assault on the senses and sensibilities, as it portrays a slice of Australian subculture. Supposedly set in Sydney, but actually filmed in South Australia, this explores an array of characters, or caricatures, some of which are intentionally funny (such as the Indian kebab shop owner), and some not (the tragi-comic bisexual guy who keeps getting beaten up). All of which is set against the rave / drugs / gangland culture.

Kylie Minogue is cast against type as a sexually frustrated gangster's moll, in a manner reminiscent of Helena Bonham Carter in Fight Club, but she is underused, and one feels if given the chance she could have turned in a powerful and memorable performance.

This is nicely photographed and edited, and has a good soundtrack. It's just a pity the story didn't make more sense.

Not comfortable watching, but certainly worth a look if you're in an upbeat mood.

I rate it 7/10.


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