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Tommy Matisse is a gifted musician studying at London's Royal Academy of Music, where he is striving to write a brilliant new operatic song called "One Perfect Day" in conjunction with his girlfriend Alysse back in Australia. When Tommy's sister Emma dies of a drug overdose after a night of clubbing with Alysse, he returns to Melbourne and breaks up with Alysse when she admits her part in Emma's death. As Alysse seeks solace in drugs and in the arms of a manipulative nightclub owner, Tommy undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene. Fate brings them together again when Tommy reworks their opera by infusing classical music with electronic beats, but further tragedy is just around the corner... Written by
Possibly the best Australian movie I've ever seen (not including The Castle, however). Superb scenes backed up with an even better soundtrack make this whole film a feast for the senses and emotions. The only bad thing I have to say about this film is that there were a few extraneous scenes which could have been cut out, but all up the pros definitely outweigh the cons, much in the same way that Mike Tyson outweighs a 15 year old school girl. The final scenes at the Vodafone Arena rave are absolutely amazing, I'd recommend people to see the entire film just for that one scene.
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