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Caterpillar Wish (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 8 June 2006 (Australia)
A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

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Cast

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Emily Woodbridge
Jamie Black ...
Marc Peterson
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Susan Woodbridge
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Elizabeth Roberts
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Carl Roberts
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Joel Roberts
Will Traeger ...
Ewan Roberts
Martha Lott ...
Mary - Bookshop
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Stephen Knight
Renato Musolino ...
Adrian - Police Officer
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Carrie
Sonara Krix ...
Topless Barmaid
Kate Whitbread ...
Annie - Dead Wife
Matilda Whitbread-Phee ...
Katie - Dead Child
Elspeth Ballantyne ...
Mrs. Woodbridge
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A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

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A coastal township full of secrets. A woman with a past. A child with questions. A man, too afraid to love. See more »

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8 June 2006 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Szárnypróbálgatás  »

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AUD 1,400,000 (estimated)
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This is the first film to be funded by the Australian Film Commission's IndiVision Project Lab. See more »

Goofs

Stephen gives Emily a tripod for her camera and then immediately attaches the camera to the tripod. However the tripod is of the style where a baseplate must be first attached the camera base and then clipped into the tripod head. See more »

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Referenced in The Caterpillar Wish: Behind the Scenes (2006) See more »

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Surprisingly Good but cinematography let it down
17 June 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I'm over in Sydney on business and I popped in to see what was on in the local cinema. All the films that were on i'd seen, and the only thing I hadn't was Caterpillar Wish. I kinda groaned a little when I realised it was an Oz picture, I went in almost expecting a not great film. A "We have to show something home grown because the government says so" type film. BUT I was amazingly surprised! It was so much better than I expected. Oz really does have talent! The actors were pretty good, the only thing I felt that let it down a little was the cinematography. Things could have been a little tighter, I think the crash sequence (without giving anything away) could have been done more effectively, in my eyes it just didn't work.

Good fun! go see! :)


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