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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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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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Valerie Bader ...
Helen King
Pip Miller ...
Jim King
Robbie Hislop ...
Delivery Doctor
Annie Stirling ...
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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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Rated R for language, some drug content, brief sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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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 »

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[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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Really Good Acting & Tense Drama
22 September 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Great acting, that's what first comes to mind. Also, a refreshing sense of proper Aussie film-making (in the vein of 'Animal Kingdom' or 'Wolf Creek'). It's tense, very well lensed, fleshed out characters. As the personal drama in the family life unfolds, so does the mystery begin to unravel. The ending doesn't come as a shock, but as a carefully built up finale. Strongly recommended for everyone who's into thriller/drama with horror touches. It uses enough plot elements which aren't the most original, but the way the script blends all these elements into a coherent and well-paced story. A sense of permanent dread menaces the situations on-screen, but this is far from being a grim film. It balances out really well, as there are enough family subplots that lighten it up when the film becomes too tense.

And, again, great performances from the actors.


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