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50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)

 -  Drama  -  2 June 2006 (USA)
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Growing up is mystifying, but Billy discovers all he has to be is himself

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Paterson ...
Billy / Lana (Billy)
Harriet Beattie ...
Lou / Brad (Lou)
Jay Collins ...
Roy
Georgia McNeil ...
Babe (as Georgia McNeill)
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Jamie
Rima Te Wiata ...
Evey
George Mason ...
Arch
Ross McKellar ...
Matt
Stephanie McKellar-Smith ...
Reebie
David Sutherland ...
Stuart
Ben Short ...
Glen
Michelle O'Brien ...
Belinda Pepper
Fiona Edgar ...
Teacher
Kevin Wymer ...
Mr. Shulter
Ian Fraser ...
Referee
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Set in New Zealand in the summer of 1975, 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous is the story of 12 year-old Billy, who is about to discover that growing up is a lot more confusing than he could have ever imagined. He is a farmer's only son who is out of step with the other boys at his school. He feels they only want to fight and play rugby and while he tries to be the same, he feels he was never cut out to be a farmer or a rugby player. Instead, he prefers to dream about an imaginary life in outer space. In this world, a turnip paddock becomes a lunar landscape and a cow's tail a head of beautiful blonde hair which transforms him into "Lana" the heroine of his favorite TV show. With the arrival of Roy, the class freak, and Jamie the sexy young farm laborer Billy's world is changed forever. As he learns about his sexuality, everything he knows is called into question, including his lifelong loyalty to his best friend, tomboy Louise, whose world is changing alongside his. Set in New Zealand's ... Written by Rachael Fleury

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It was a world of adventure and a time of innocence, when friendships were forever and growing up would change everything. See more »

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50 façons de dire fabuleux  »

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In Loving Memory of the Fabulous Peter Fantl See more »

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Featured in Here's Looking at You, Boy (2007) See more »

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Leo Addeo, Dunhill Music Company
EMI - Topp Twins (as The Topp Twins)
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I'm LOVIN it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
18 September 2005 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

The BEST movie out there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I loved it!!!!! I thought that the whole setting and story plot was beautifully set out and just overall you have to see it to get what I'm saying!!!!! I thought the character Billy, that Andrew Patterson played was just done perfectly and it just shows you that life has its surprises and it's ups and downs. Obviously everyone has their own characters and personalities and it's sad that not many people follow their heart, cuz that just shows our uniqueness and individuality. I would definitely give this movie 10/10 and I'm soooo buying the DVD when it comes out cuz its just one of the best movie's I've seen in a long time!


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