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Charlie & Boots (2009)

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A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip.

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A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip.

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Upon reaching the top of Australia, the characters look out at open water, however there are two islands (York and Eborac Island) which have been digitally removed from this shot. See more »

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Referenced in The Footy Show: The Grand Final Footy Show 2009 (2009) See more »

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Written by D. Philpots, P. Bignell, J. Moloney and R. Tully
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7 November 2011 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I came away from this thinking I'd watched a promotional video for holidaying in Australia. The film did start with the premise of a story, some acting and realistic dialog, but that all vanished and we were presented with various Australian clichés, bad-taste humour and lots of chips.

Every single meal was chips, every scene was highlighting a natural feature of the landscape or a location's traditions/festival. The dialog was either about where they were going to, at or had been to - literally and not metaphorically.

The only reason I'm giving 5 stars is because of the beautiful scenery, but I already knew the east coast has some attractive sights. Some of the set pieces were cringe worthy, the music was incessant and inappropriate and most of the culture seemed to be based an Americana.


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