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Wish You Were Here (I) (2012)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  7 June 2013 (USA)
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Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and Alice return home to their young family desperate for answers about Jeremy's mysterious ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alice Flannery
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Jeremy King
Nicholas Cassim ...
Jon Canane
Otto Page ...
Max Flannery
Isabelle Austin-Boyd ...
Holly Flannery
Tina Bursill ...
Margie McKinney
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Willis
Valerie Bader ...
Helen King
Pip Miller ...
Jim King
Robbie Hislop ...
Delivery Doctor
Annie Stirling ...
Mid-wife
Fiona Press ...
Val
Phillip Hinton ...
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Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and Alice return home to their young family desperate for answers about Jeremy's mysterious disappearance. When Alice's sister Steph returns not long after, a nasty secret is revealed about the night her boyfriend went missing. But it is only the first of many. Who amongst them knows what happened on that fateful night when they were dancing under a full moon in Cambodia? Written by Production

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Four Went. Three came back. Only one of them knows what happened.

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Drama | Mystery

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Rated R for language, some drug content, brief sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Budget:

AUD 2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,937 (USA) (7 June 2013)

Gross:

$45,267 (USA) (21 June 2013)
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13th minute, they are sitting around the table with friends, the man stands up and ask others if they want something more to drink. He takes three bottles in his hands and one under his arm. In the next shot there is no bottle under his arm. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alice Flannery: So what about you?
[both laugh]
Alice Flannery: Come on, be serious.
Jeremy King: I don't really know.
Alice Flannery: I'd have to think about it. You can go anywhere you want. You can have anything your heart desires. But you can never leave. You're gonna have to stay there forever.
Jeremy King: Forever...
Alice Flannery: Mmm. It's fun, it's like the ultimate fantasy.
Jeremy King: I'd stay here then.
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I Didn't Plan to be Here Either, Baby
Written and performed by Tim Rogers
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Expected Better! 3/10
5 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: I wasn't that impressed with this film. I found it quite boring and the storyline became a bit annoying because the director kept on using flashbacks for the audience to piece together. You have to wait ages before anything really happens, which is a shame because the concept wasn't that bad. The performances were fairly average, but it's really the direction that let's the movie down. On the plus side, I did like the ending, when everything finally comes to light, but it's not enough to save the movie. Average!

Round-Up: Joel Edgerton has really come to light recently, with major roles in The Great Gatsby and Warrior, he really can't complain about how his career has progressed. He only really shined in this movie towards the end, but that's not due to his acting ability. He usually brings great emotion to his roles, which is why I chose to go with this movie, but the pace was way too slow. I think that the audiences were also disappointed with this movie, judging by the dreadful takings at the box office, but it's not that bad if you want something to pass the time, at home.

Budget: N/A Worldwide Gross: $50,000 (Terrible!)

I recommend this movie to people who are into there dramas about 2couples journey away together, which takes a turn for the worst. 3/10


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