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One Perfect Day (2004)

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Tommy Matisse, a gifted musician, undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene.

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Tommy Matisse
Leeanna Walsman ...
Alysse Green
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Trig
Dawn Klingberg ...
Bag Lady
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Chris
Frank Gallacher ...
Malcolm
Malcolm Robertson ...
Beck
Josephine Eberhard ...
Nurse
Roy Davies ...
Sick Old Man
Amy McKay ...
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Toni Joel ...
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Emma Matisse
Nathan Wentworth ...
Stevie
Alex Menglet ...
Bernard May
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Carolyn Matisse
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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 Alexander Lum

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$336,419 (Australia) (20 February 2004)

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$845,773 (Australia) (27 February 2004)
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Tommy: Coooooeeeee!
Trig: Wasssaaaabi!
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Don't Let The Man Get You Down
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29 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One Perfect Day is about a small group of young people whose lives all meet within the art of sounds and visions. As an old disco-holic that stopped looking for driving dance beats after the dullards killed disco in the late 70s I fell out of the music scene and traded my cars woofers, midranges, and tweeters for a minivan and bringing up kids. I caught up just recently with trance and dance music and fell in love all over again. Swing, big band, disco, dance, trance. Other music is nice, but… Back to the movie. Lives are made and lost as drugs and bad decisions from immature people mix in a deadly cocktail that devastates the characters on the dance club scene. In the end, what's left of the good guys win and bring some wonderful sensory sugar to everyone. The casting was excellent as was the sound track, plot, dialog, and cinematography. This goes to show you that excellent movies and excellent actors aren't necessarily made in Hollywood USA. Bravo!!


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