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Last Ride (2009)

 -  Drama  -  2 July 2009 (Australia)
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A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law for committing a violent crime.

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Kev
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Anita Hegh ...
Maryanne
John Brumpton ...
Max
Kelton Pell ...
Ranger Lyall
Sonya Suares ...
Zareena Khan
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Girl in Pub (as Loren Horsley)
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Man in Roadhouse
Chrissie Page ...
Storekeeper
Chris Weir ...
Local #2 in Pub
Michael Allen ...
Local #1 in Pub
Beau Hurren ...
Local #3 in Pub
Mick Coulthard ...
Uncle Mick
Lucy Russell ...
Girl in the Chicken Shop
Jane Liscombe ...
News Reporter
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A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law for committing a violent crime.

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Drama

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2 July 2009 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

A Última Viagem  »

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Opening Weekend:

$838 (USA) (29 June 2012)

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$5,480 (USA) (7 September 2012)
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When Chook goes back to the car (at the end), sunlight can be seen through his hair on both sides of his head from behind, indicating that his face is in full sun. The following shot from the front shows half his face in shadow. See more »

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Referenced in At the Movies: Summer Special 2009/10 (2009) See more »

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Black Diamond
Written and Performed by Tom Russell
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A well made film, carried well by Hugo Weaving's incredible acting
20 June 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few nights ago on the 18th of June at the Palace, in Brisbane. There was a question and answer session afterwards with Hugo Weaving and the director.

The movie is quite good, i have not read the book. It starts off slow but a lot is accomplished, considering it's relatively short runtime. Hugo Weaving definitely gets into the role of Kev and Tom Russell definitely has potential.

The movie is realistic and is not at all Hollywoodized. If you like dramas then i suggest you go see it. However there are some disturbing thematic material so be warned.

I myself wish that we got more of a variety of movies made here in Australia. this movie is not too different to other that have already been done but at least hopefully it'll be a success and the government will learn to fund then Australian film industry.


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