A rugby league player in the early 1980's battles against the changing game and the betrayal of those he has been loyal to. Alienated and desperate, he struggles to keep an identity he fears he'll be lost without.
Exactly how much risk would you take to save your brother? For Van Nguyen the answer was whatever it takes and the devastating consequence of his attempt to traffic heroin from Cambodia to ... See full summary »
The arrest of Australian Schapelle Corby at Bali airport in 2004 with 4 kg of marijuana. Note that the story line has subsequently been proven to be fiction: the book on which it is based has been subject of record defamation awards.
Three young men endure an impoverished existence in Southwest Sydney, Australia. Van is a homeless young man, living in a car park. When he encounters a free-spirited Carla, he senses the ... See full summary »
On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured.
Set in Sydney's western suburbs, FOOTY LEGENDS tells the story of Luc Vu, a young man with an obsession about football. Out of work, and with welfare authorities threatening to take away his little sister, Luc re-unites his old high school football team to win a competition that could change all their lives. Written by
Andrew Johns, Mario Fenech, Adam Ritson, Bradley Clyde, Gary Larson, Cliff Lyons, Rod Wishart, and Brett Kenny (who all portray themselves in the film) are ex-professional rugby league players from New South Wales. Andrew Voss (who also plays himself) is a Rugby League commentator on the Nine Network (television) in Australia. See more »
Anh Do's constant spruiking in the media about what a come-from-nothing, refugee, westy battler he is, which by the way is true, only serves as a cop out. Positioning himself to get away with making such a crap movie. While the background of struggling underdog is certainly there, make no mistake, the accolades and experience are certainly there too. Khoa was widely praised for his previous film, "The Finished People" for which he won the independent spirit award and was also named as "Young Australian Of The Year" and Anh was also "Stand Up Comedian Of The Year" a few years back and is an accomplished stand up comic. My question being that with all this industry cred and decent financial backing and casting... couldn't they have put together a kick butt film. Answer: Apparently not.
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