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Based on the award winning novel by Nick Earls, 48 Shades of Brown, this coming of age comedy is about a 16 year old, Dan, who must choose between going to Geneva with his parents for a ... See full summary »

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Jacq
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Naomi
Nicholas Donaldson ...
Chris Burns (as Nick Donaldson)
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Phil
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Imogen
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Mr. Wilkes
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Lisa
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Jason
Nick Earls ...
Deli Owner
Joshua Donnelly ...
Stoned Kid
Peita McCulloch ...
Blonde Woman (as Peta McCulloch)
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Based on the award winning novel by Nick Earls, 48 Shades of Brown, this coming of age comedy is about a 16 year old, Dan, who must choose between going to Geneva with his parents for a year or move into a house with his young Aunt, Jacq, and her roommate, Naomi. He chooses the latter and now, in his final year of school has to come to terms with survival in an adult world and falling in love for the first time. Written by steven

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It was the very best time of their lives. They just didn't know it yet. See more »

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The postcards Dan's mother gave him have two 50 cent stamps on them, yet more than $1 postage is needed to send postcards overseas (to Switzerland); the correct price is $1.20. See more »

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Jacq: [Looking at the pesto Dan just made] Is that black pepper?
[Takes a bite out of the pesto on a biscuit]
Dan: What do you think?
Jacq: It's crunchy.
Dan: The biscuit?
Jacq: No, it's like a 'grinding' sort of crunchy? Um, did you wash the basil before you used it?
Dan: [Looking confused] Was I supposed to?
Jacq: Um, I don't know how to say this but I think your pesto might have actual soil.
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Hip, sexy feel good comedy /drama
26 August 2006 | by (melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I decided to go and catch one of the advanced screenings before it comes out on Thursday and i liked what i saw.

Daniel Lapaine did a brilliant job at writing the screenplay and directing, very faithful to the book and the way he put the fish tank scene when Dan and Naomi met just like Romeo and Juliet was great too.

(Possible spoiler, i know.) The casting Richard Wilson, Robin McLeavy, Emma Lung, Nick Donaldson and Victoria Thaine were great.

They each played their roles just perfectly the way i imagined in the book. I think they all have a good future in this business and i hope to see them all in many other great films. Local or overseas.


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