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Release Date:
17 August 2006 (Australia) See more »
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It's only a matter of time. See more »
Plot:
A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Beautiful Yet Disturbing See more (74 total) »

Cast

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Teresa Palmer ... Melody
Frank Sweet ... Marcus
Sam Harris ... Luke
Charles Baird ... 'Uneven' Steven
Joel Mackenzie ... Sean

Marni Spillane ... Sarah
Clementine Mellor ... Kelly
Sarah Hudson ... Julz

Gary Sweet ... Mr. Darcy
Amy Schapel ... Lacey

Xavier Samuel ... Theo
Chris Olver ... Tom
Camille Qurban ... Miriam
Olivia Furlong ... Rochelle
Daniel Whyte ... English Teacher
Brenton Tregloan ... Social Studies Teacher
Dominic Pedlar ... School Counsellor
Irena Dangov ... Mrs Jacobs
Bryce Nankivell ... Matt
Mark 'Crafty' Dean ... Classroom Boy
Elsie Kinnaird ... Classroom Girl
Michael Griffin ... Janitor
Adam Balales ... Refugee Boy
John Ovenden ... Football Commentator

Peta Shannon ... Melody's Mother (as Peta Long)
Alan Matthews ... Kelly's Father
Andrea Mirabelli ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Vamsee Thalluri ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Josh Jervis-Bardy ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Simon Prowse ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Brad Wong ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Gavin Weise ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Marcus Stepin ... Shower / Soccer Boy
Sam Suhard ... Shower / Soccer Boy
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Directed by
Murali K. Thalluri 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Murali K. Thalluri 

Produced by
Jean Engela .... executive producer
Gary Hamilton .... executive producer
Nick Matthews .... producer
Steven Norris .... executive producer
Dean O'Flaherty .... executive producer
Nick Selth .... executive producer
Kent Smith .... producer
Murali K. Thalluri .... executive producer
Murali K. Thalluri .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Tschanz 
 
Cinematography by
Nick Matthews 
 
Film Editing by
Nick Matthews 
Dale Roberts 
Murali K. Thalluri 
 
Production Design by
Jeni Lee 
 
Makeup Department
Paul Katte .... special makeup effects supervisor
Nick Nicolaou .... special makeup effects supervisor
Sue Taylor .... hair stylist
Sue Taylor .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Phillip Elms .... production manager
Theophilus Engela .... production manager
Adele Kirby .... production manager
Elene Pepper .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Theophilus Engela .... second assistant director
Scott McDonald .... additional first assistant director
Farhad Noori .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Sean Lahiff .... art department assistant
Obie O'Brien .... swing gang
 
Sound Department
Russell Alexander .... foley recordist
Francis Ward Lindsay .... supervising sound editor
Rory McGregor .... foley recordist
Adrian Medhurst .... foley artist
Chris Navarro .... adr recordist
Liam Price .... adr editor
Leslie Shatz .... sound designer
Tom Sheridan .... boom operator
Will Sheridan .... sound recordist
Martyn Zub .... dialogue editor
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Ashton .... scanning and recording technician: Weta Digital
Nick Booth .... scanning and recording supervisor: Weta Digital
David Hampton .... scanning and recording technician: Weta Digital
Marty Pepper .... Lustre colourist
Marty Pepper .... title design
Marty Pepper .... visual effects editor
Pete Williams .... digital imaging manager: Weta Digital
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Storm Ashwood .... gaffer
Cara Hurley .... camera trainee
Marie-Pier Labelle .... focus puller
Louis Puli .... Steadicam operator
Lucas Scheffel .... camera trainee
 
Music Department
Laurent Tardy .... musician: piano
Laurent Tardy .... score mixing engineer
 
Other crew
Nick Selth .... script editor
 
Thanks
Michael Jackson .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
Japan:99 min | USA:91 min | Australia:95 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (Western Electric Sound System) | Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

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The house scenes were filmed at the actual home of Frank Sweet.See more »
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Sarah:Just because you're married doesn't mean you have to let yourself go.See more »
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Gymnopedies No. 1See more »

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23 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Beautiful Yet Disturbing, 7 September 2008
Author: Izzy_Duquette from Australia

At 2:37pm in a bathroom at an Adelaide highschool a student takes their own life and the different worlds of six teenagers are changed forever.

2:37 is a brutal, honest and breathtaking film centered on the pain of being a teenager. The film follows one day in the lives of six teenagers, all intertwined, all dealing with their own personal dramas. While there are a couple of stereotypes in the mix – the beautiful would-be popular girl dealing with body issues, the over-achiever obsessed with his grades, there are several horrors that are as far from main-stream as you can get, including a social outcast dealing with a brutal illness and a young girl trying to make sense of a devastating event in her past.

The movie is mixed with documentary-style interviews from the characters, which some viewers may find a little out of place in the otherwise seamless narrative. The pace is also a little slow, but it fits with the feel of the movie. The young Australian actors are all stars in their own right, in particular Theresa Palmer who's heartbreaking performance earned her an AFI nomination.

The film is very well shot, with terrific direction. Some scenes are a little hard to watch – in particular the five-minute-long suicide scene, but overall it is a film that leaves a big impact on its' viewers. It draws you in right from it's shocking opening scene and keeps you guessing as to which of the six main characters is going to be the one to end up in the bathroom. Ultimately, it's a beautiful made, but slightly disturbing look at teenage life.

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