A teenage Australian girl deals with the traumas of everyday life. These include her difficult relationship with her single mother, the unexpected return of her long-lost father, the disapproving nuns at her strict Catholic school, the acceptance of her schoolmates,and romantic dilemmas over two very different boys. Written by
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Did You Know?
Senator Barton and his son John were named in reference to Australia's first prime minister, Edmund Barton. See more
Josie's hair changes between Black and Auburn throughout the film. Particularly notable when she mistakes a student for John Barton at the train station. Her hair was colored, turns black and is then colored again in the next scene. See more
I'm joining the Young Libs.
I didn't know you were political.
My father's into job security.
What? Being the leader of the Liberal party?
References African Manhunt
Dead from the Waist Down
Written by Mark Roberts, Cerys Matthews
, Paul Jones and Aled Richards
Performed by Catatonia See more