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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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
You get into punch-ups with aspiring models, you wipe your nose with your sleeve... you're my kind of chick. Why are we such a disaster together?
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Zadok, the Priest
Music by George Frideric Handel
(as Georg Friedrich Händel)
Performed by the Sydney Chamber Choir See more