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Blessed (I) (2009)

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Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.

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Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.

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This is the second time Monica Maughan has played Wayne Blair's (adoptive) mother. See more »

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I Walked Abroad
Traditional, arranged by G. Galiatsos, M. Galiatsos, A. Agyropoulous and H. Cosmas
Performed by Apodimi Compania
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10 December 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I have to agree with the Sydney Morning Herald blogger, Giles Hardie, who today put "Blessed" in his "10 Turkeys of 2009" list - in direct contradiction to his SMH Film Reviewer (the beyond middle aged Sandra Hall) who gave it 4 stars. Hardie nails it between the eyes and is worth quoting in full : "In a year of prolific Australian film making, it takes a stand out effort to make the worst film. Congratulations to the team behind Blessed who mistook melodrama for content, predictability for pathos, tokenism for meaning. The names behind this film were stellar, and that only made their fall from grace harder to bear." My only question is ..."what is it with Melbourne film-makers?" Do they have their own funding channel ... is it a Paul Cox thing ? Why do they continue to keep funding failed directors? Ana Kokkinos should have been sent back to screen writing 101 after "the Book Of Revelation" ... yet Film Victoria handsomely funded this overblown (& expensive) turgid soap opera. I don't get it. I think it's box office says it all - it appealed to no-one ! Ye Gods. 2 hours of my life I'll never get back.


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