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...Maybe This Time (1981)

Fran, the assistant to university professor Paddy, is about to turn 30. She is having an affair with a married minister's aide, Stephen. She returns home to the country town she grew up in ... See full summary »

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Chris McGill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Morris ... Fran
Bill Hunter ... Stephen
Michael Preston ... Paddy
Jill Perryman Jill Perryman ... Mother
Ken Shorter Ken Shorter ... Alan
Michele Fawdon Michele Fawdon ... Margo
Leonard Teale Leonard Teale ... The Minister
Chris Haywood ... The Salesman
Rod Mullinar Rod Mullinar ... Jack
Jude Kuring Jude Kuring ... Meredith
Lorna Lesley Lorna Lesley ... Suy Williams
Lyndall Barbour Lyndall Barbour ... Miss Bates
Celia De Burgh Celia De Burgh ... Paddy's girl
Lyn Collingwood Lyn Collingwood ... Myrtle
Gillian Hyde Gillian Hyde ... Miss Peterson
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Storyline

Fran, the assistant to university professor Paddy, is about to turn 30. She is having an affair with a married minister's aide, Stephen. She returns home to the country town she grew up in and has a fling with an old flame, Alan. She also begins sleeping with Paddy. Written by zzzorf

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1981 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Letters from a Friend See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This Australian movie is set during the Australian Labor Party's "Whitlam Era" of Australian National Federal Government which was between 1972 and 1975. Gough Whitlam was Prime Minister of Australia during this period. Prior to principal photography, the so called "Whitlam Sequence" and all other references to Whitlam had to be removed from the picture's first act. Staunch Australian Labor Party advocate and co-writer of this film, Bob Ellis, said in Australian film magazine 'Cinema Papers' that "...this was so that the NSWFC [New South Wales Film Corporation] could pose as though it hadn't been appointed by a Labor Government and was not approving of Whitlam...Losing Whitlam wasn't all that serious, but losing references to him destroyed the structure of all the scenes in which those references occurred - and that may have been five or six. As a result, the first ten minutes of the film was wrecked...". See more »

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