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Rikky and Pete (1988)

Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a ... See full summary »

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Nadia Tass

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David Parker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Kearney ... Pete Menzies
Nina Landis Nina Landis ... Rikky Menzies
Tetchie Agbayani ... Flossie
Bill Hunter ... Whitstead
Bruno Lawrence ... Sonny
Bruce Spence ... Ben
Lewis Fitz-Gerald ... Adam
Dorothy Alison ... Mrs. Menzies
Don Reid Don Reid ... Mr. Menzies
Peter Cummins Peter Cummins ... Delahunty
Peter Hehir Peter Hehir ... Desk Sergeant
Ralph Cotterill Ralph Cotterill ... George Pottinger
Roderick Williams Roderick Williams ... Holy Joe
Denis Lees Denis Lees ... Fingers
Robert Baxter Robert Baxter ... Truckyard Man (as Rob Baxter)
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Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a desert mining town full of zany individualists. Written by Karl Olson <karl@gocougs.wsu.edu>

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The things we do to prove that we can do the things we do. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 1988 (Australia) See more »

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$206,138
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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Fingers Crossed
Written by Phil Judd (as Philip Judd)
Sung by Wendy Matthews
Musicians: Michael Den Elzen, Phil Judd (as Philip Judd), Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs, Doug Beach and Louis McManus
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24 March 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

"Rikky and Pete" are thirtyish Aussie sibs who leave Melbourne to escape a dictatorial patriarch and Pete's problems with a local copper and to seek their fortune in the outback where they take up with silver mining and a bunch of quirky characters. "R&P" is a fun little Aussie comedy romp which wanders without clear purpose through it's marginal plot conjuring up moments droll, offbeat, and awkward humor and little else. Worth a look for those into Aussie flix.


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