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Steve Karamitsis / Mr. Karamitsis / Mrs. Karamitsis
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Celia O'Brien
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Frank
Geraldine Turner ...
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe
Abi Tucker ...
Annie O'Brien
John Barresi ...
Domenic
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Nathan
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Theo
Vince D'Amico ...
Mario
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Bazza
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Shazza
Trent Huen ...
Van
Hung Le ...
Tran
Vincent Gara ...
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Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to Celia, to himself, and to the whole country, that there's more to him than meets the eye. With a little help from his friends, he might just do it. As long as he can keep his best friend Frank away for Annie, Celia's little sister... and protect Frank's cousin Dom, from Tony, the insane local crime lord to whom Dom owes money... and prevent Theo, and enterprising neighbour, from throwing himself in front of a car to collect insurance. Mate there's just got to be an easier way to meet chicks. Written by Peter

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Every wog has his day.

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24 February 2000 (Australia)  »

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AUD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Steve Karamitsis: [after being pulled over by the police] How ya goin' alright?
Bazza: Please exit the vehicle making sure to keep yourself between the vehicle and ourselves at all times, and keeping your hands in full view.
Steve Karamitsis: Sorry mate, what did you say?
Shazza: Get out of the car.
Steve Karamitsis: [gets out of the car] Hey I wasn't speeding or anything was I?
Bazza: No, but may I inquire as to your intended destination at this untimely hour?
Steve Karamitsis: Sorry?
Shazza: Where ya going so early in the morning?
Steve Karamitsis: Oh, I'm just off to church.
Shazza: Yeah right, you're an altar boy.
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Written by Aaron Hendra and Jimmy Christo
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An enjoyable film with many funny moments.
21 February 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie takes a light-hearted look at the reality of a multi-cultural society such as Australia. Being of Italian descent, many scenes are familiar to that of my own life. Overall, the movie is very enjoyable, for all audiences and is a definite recommendation.


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