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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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Jess
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John
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Andy
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TT
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Cleo
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Sem
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DJ Lush Puppy
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Mathew Wilkinson ...
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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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48 hours of clubs, chaos and kebabs See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Music

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Release Date:

11 May 2000 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Witzige Leute  »

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AUD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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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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Kylie - Who cares, this movie stands alone.
13 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I personally found this movie to be very entertaining with some some stand out performances by fairly unknown actors. If your watching it for the star value of Kylie don't bother cause her performance isn't anything to rave about. The sound, color are excellent and well blended. There are also some powerful underlying messages about drugs violence and the rave culture which makes this movie a little different from your run of the mill crap, in my mind this is a cult Aussie classic. Just because it doesn't have a big budget or a Black and White

  • spelled out for you story to follow don't overlook it. Expect a


feverish mix of sex, drugs, music, violence and young party people seeking a good time.


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