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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Karamitsis / Mr. Karamitsis / Mrs. Karamitsis
Lucy Bell ...
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
Costas Kilias ...
Tony Nikolakopoulos ...
Theo
Vince D'Amico ...
Mario
Peter Hosking ...
Bazza
Lucy Taylor ...
Shazza
Trent Huen ...
Van
Hung Le ...
Tran
Vincent Gara ...
Young Steve
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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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Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: What the hell are you doing?
Steve Karamitsis: Woah baby! Hey, give people some warning before you stick that face out in public.
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: Do you know who I am?
Steve Karamitsis: [noticing the smeared lipstick] Mrs Ronald McDonald?
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: I'm the Minister for employment. You little worm!
Steve Karamitsis: Oh really? Well on behalf of myself and the other 799,000 unemployed in this country, you're doing a great fucking job.
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Am I Sexy
Written by M. Engelen / O. Adams / C.S.Johansen / C Van Lierop.
Performed by Lords of Acid (as The Lords of Acid)
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Every wog has his day
1 March 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

For what the wog boy is ( a crowdpleasing comedy) it is not bad. In terms of story the film lags, however there are afew hilarious sketches in the film, one being the scene where the young 'wogboy' is watching Skippy in front of the telly and decides to whistle for him with the dolmada leave he is eating.

To get maximum satisfaction out of this film, it would be fair to say having a Greek or Italian background would help a lot to understand some of the jokes.

Overall the wogboy does not compare to the stage shows of Giannopoulos (Wogboys, Wogs out of work), or even the hit series Acropolis Now, but if you're not too picky about the movies you see go see this, and to Nick Giannopoulos, who'll be relaxing for a long time after this, you were right, 'every wog has his day' mate.


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