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Sample People (2000)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  11 May 2000 (Australia)
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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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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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Sweet Sweet Love
Written by Russell Morris
Published by Russell Morris Productions
Performed by Russell Morris
Produced by Josh G. Abrahams
Under licence from Festival Records Pty Ltd
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Interesting, good film-making, surprisingly authentic
26 August 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie based on its likeness to the movie "Go", a movie which also didn't do remarkably but I still enjoy. This film deserves more credit than its received, both in box office revenue and reviews. Admittedly, the plot does have more than its share of conventions, and some of the events in the film are more than improbable. However, the characters, in their stereotypes, each serve well to represent a certain type of person that you might meet (and i have met) out in the Australian party scene. There's the way-freaky and a bit too open cross-dresser, the down to earth guy, the tripped out hippie girlfriend, the sought-after DJ girl, the really REALLY weird guy, and then you get into the Kylie Minogue storyline and admittedly, things take a turn for the worse. However, one of the greatest parts of the film itself is the style of cinematography shown. Some of the camera angles are a little raw, a little experimental, but more often than not does well to portray what's happening at the time. If you pick this movie up with an open mind and looking for a movie just to kick back and enjoy for a reasonably visceral but not all too insightful good time, than you should have no worries. If you're looking for something to change your life, I'd recommend something else, unless you're thinking of taking up DJing in Sydney.


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