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An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

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An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

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Don't Go So Far Out That You Can't Find Your Way Back

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Miriam: -Be careful that you don't go so far out that you can't find your way back.
Tom: -What if I don't want to get back?
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Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
Written by John Lennon
Performed by John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band
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WOW what an awesome movie
2 May 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

At the opening of the movie I was unsure of what was happening this did lead to some confusion as to what this movie was really about, but hang in there as half way through the movie things start to get put into place and the jigsaw comes together, like the above reviewer some sex scenes were not warranted but the intimacy between both Matthew and Bojana (as husband and wife) were what brought this movie together.

The sadness of what happens to the family left behind and how they struggle through grief and loss is heartbreaking, the hospital scenes which were portrayed in a dignifying and honest way are the sad reality of what really does happen to somebody who is terminally ill.

This move in my view is better than my sisters keeper and shows what real Australian Talent is about I recommend it to everyone - but warning bring an open mind and plenty of tissues.


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