Josie longs to have a baby. Her husband Frank would rather have steak. Set against the Technicolor backdrop of 1950s America, Josie sets out on an extra-ordinary tale to motherhood full of Twists, Turns & Tupperware!

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Marisa Warrington ...
Josie
Tony Rive ...
Frank
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Askin ...
The Milkman
Allison Coonan ...
Naughty Nurse
David Cotter ...
Dr. Henderson
Clare Danaher ...
Macy
Tiffany Davis ...
TV Pregnant Lady
Kate Elizabeth Jean ...
Straight Nurse (as Katie Hateley)
Lana Lang ...
Betty
Leigh Powell ...
Indian
Ryan Powell ...
Cowboy
Marcella Russo ...
Tupperware Lady
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Gerry
Joanna Thomas ...
The Beautician
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1950's American Technicolor suburbia, complete with white picket fences and chirping birds. Perfect. Just Swell. Josephine is a young housewife who despite her best efforts is unable to please her ever dominant and ignorant husband Frank. While enjoying a Tupperware party with her friends, Josie discovers that the solution to her unhappiness is to start a family. Frank could think of nothing worse. Whilst watching television, Josie stumbles across an infomercial advertising a new technology developed by Dr. Henderson - "The Contraction Contraption": a machine that transfers the pain of childbirth to the father through "micro-waves". There should be no lasting effects for the husband, just a "wake up call" for bad ones. Josie cannot sign up quick enough! Nine months later, and Josie, Frank and their friends Macy and Gerry are enjoying a summer BBQ. Without warning, Josephine goes into labour. Upon arrival at the hospital, she is rigged up to the clunky machine. Frank sits in the ... Written by Nick Ball

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Twists, Turns & Tupperware!

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10 September 2006 (USA)  »

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AUD 20,000 (estimated)
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