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Albert Einstein turns the science community upside down with his discoveries including a formula to put bubbles back in beer and rock n' roll.

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Albert Einstein
Odile Le Clezio ...
Marie Curie
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Preston Preston
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Mr. Einstein
Su Cruickshank ...
Mrs. Einstein
Lulu Pinkus ...
The Blonde
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The Brunette
Michael Lake ...
Manager
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Wolfgang Bavarian
Johnny McCall ...
Rudy Bavarian / Tasmanian Devil
Michael Blaxland ...
Desk Clerk
Ray Fogo ...
Bright Clerk
Terry Pead ...
Inventor Couple
Alice Pead ...
Inventor Couple
Frank McDonald ...
Nihilist
Tony Harvey ...
Bursar
Tim Elliott ...
Lecturer
Ray Winslade ...
Droving Student
Ian 'Dano' Rogerson ...
Randy Student
Wendy De Waal ...
Prudish Student
P.J. Voeten ...
Chinese Student
Peter Zakrzewski ...
Kid
Sally Zakrzewski ...
Kid
Zanzi Mann ...
Kid
Conky Heygate ...
Kid
Shannen De Villermont ...
Kid
Mark Bell ...
Kid
Warren Coleman ...
Lunatic Professor
Glenn Butcher ...
Ernest Rutherford
Steve Abbott ...
Brian Asprin
Russell Cheek ...
Nurse
Warwick Irwin ...
Gate Guard
Keith Heygate ...
Scientists Guard
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Cat Pie Cook
Michael Matou ...
Asylum Guard
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Asylum Guard (as Ted Reid)
Martin Raphael ...
Crazed Lunatic
Max Meldrum ...
Mr. Curie
Rose Jackson ...
Mrs. Curie
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Charles Darwin
Adam Bowen ...
Marconi
Esben Storm ...
Wilbur Wright
Tim McKew ...
Sigmund Freud
Philippa Baker ...
Freud's Mother
Geoff Aldridge ...
Lumiere Brothers
Hugh Wayland ...
Lumiere Brothers
Ian James Tait ...
Thomas Edison
Aku Kadogo ...
African Lady
Margot Ross ...
Emotional Mother
Madeleine Ross ...
Baby Scientist
Nick Conroy ...
Clarke Gable
Michael Shirley ...
Admiral Shackleton
Ollie Hall ...
Darwin's Bodyguard
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Darwin's Bodyguard
John Even Hughes ...
Drunk
Pepper Soudakoff ...
Darwin's Beagle
Megan Shapcott ...
Country Girl Fan
Inge Burke ...
Country Girl Fan
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Country Girl Fan
David Ngoombujarra ...
Aboriginal Dancer (as David Ngoom)
Wick Wilson ...
News Cameraman
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Country Yokel
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Country Yokel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maynard ...
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Mikey Robins ...
Hospital Patient (uncredited)

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Yahoo Serious

Written by

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Yahoo Serious ... (screenplay) &
David Roach ... (screenplay)

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Ray Beattie ... executive producer
Graham Burke ... executive producer
Jean Gontier ... co-producer
Lulu Pinkus ... associate producer
David Roach ... producer
Warwick Ross ... producer
Yahoo Serious ... producer

Music by

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Martin Armiger
William Motzing
Tommy Tycho

Cinematography by

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Jeffrey Darling ... (as Jeff Darling)

Film Editing by

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David Roach
Amanda Robson
Neil Thumpston
Peter Whitmore

Editorial Department

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Soulla Alexandrou ... assistant editor
Karen Clark ... negative matching (as Karen Clarke)
Julia Gelhard ... assistant editor
Al Hansen ... film colorist: final
Chris Peppe ... additional editor
Yahoo Serious ... supervising editor
Malcolm Smith ... assistant editor
Kathy Stevanovic ... color grading
Tim Waygood ... color grading
Karin Whittington ... assistant editor
Peter Willard ... laboratory liaison

Art Direction by

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Laurie Faen ... senior art director
Colin Gibson ... senior art director
Ron Highfield ... senior art director
Steve Marr ... senior art director

Costume Design by

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Susan Bowden
Mishi Watts

Makeup Department

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Angela Conte ... makeup artist
Wendy De Waal ... hair designer
Sherry Hubbard ... makeup artist
Robern Pickering ... makeup artist
Wendy Sainsbury ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Antonia Barnard ... production manager
Tic Carroll ... unit manager
Geoffrey Giuffre ... unit manager (as Geoffry Guifre)
Ken Moffatt ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Michael Faranda ... assistant director: second unit
Keith Heygate ... first assistant director
Maria Phillips ... third assistant director
Murray Robertson ... second assistant director
P.J. Voeten ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Marcus Erasmus ... construction manager
Peter Harris ... assistant art director
Kate Highfield ... art department coordinator / art department manager
Helen Macaskill ... props buyer
Michael Makin ... construction manager
Julieanne Mills ... art department coordinator
Martin Say ... assistant art director
Joy Thompson ... props buyer
Stuart Way ... additional art director

Sound Department

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Richard Beggs ... sound re-recording engineer
Anne Breslin ... dialogue editor
Paul 'Salty' Brincat ... sound recordist
Steve Burgess ... sound effects editor
Peter Clancy ... sound engineer
Paul Gleeson ... boom operator
Ashley Grenville ... dialogue editor
Geoff Grist ... sound recordist
Stephen Henley ... boom operator
Max Hensser ... sound recordist
John Herron ... dialogue re-recordist
Phil Heywood ... re-recording mixer
Sue Kerr ... boom operator
Gerry Long ... foley artist (as Gerard Long)
Graham McKinney ... boom operator
Ian McLoughlin ... dialogue mixer
John Nutt ... sound editor
Martin Oswin ... dialogue mixer
David Parker ... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Angus Robertson ... dialogue re-recordist
Philip Rogers ... sound recordist
Dale Strumpell ... sound re-recording engineer

Special Effects by

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Steve Courtley ... special effects
Laurie Faen ... special effects
Patrick Fitzgerald ... special effects
Paul Gorrie ... special effects assistant
Pauline Grebert ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Roger Cowland ... visual effects
Tim Trumble ... optical compositing
Peter Wyborn ... visual effects model maker

Stunts

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Danny Baldwin ... lead stunt double
Yahoo Serious ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Michael Adcock ... gaffer
Sam Bienstock ... gaffer
Paul Booth ... best boy
Roger Buckingham ... camera operator: second unit
Shaun Conway ... best boy
Jeffrey Darling ... camera operator (as Jeff Darling)
Carolyn Johns ... still photographer
Rick McMullen ... gaffer
Kathryn Milliss ... clapper loader
Paul Moyes ... lighting technician
Garry Phillips ... assistant camera
Mark Pidcock ... clapper loader
Jeremy Robbins ... camera operator: second unit
Brendan Shanley ... key grip
Conrad Slack ... assistant camera
Susi Stitt ... assistant camera
John Swaffield ... camera operator: second unit
Garry Wapshott ... camera operator: second unit
Jason Wingrove ... assistant camera
Vivian Zink ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Kate Ingham ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Susan Bowden ... wardrobe supervisor
Christel Franken ... wardrobe assistant
Gabrielle Healy ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Tic Carroll ... location manager
Geoffrey Giuffre ... location manager (as Geoffry Guifre)
Ken Moffatt ... location manager

Music Department

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Robin Gray ... music scoring engineer
David Roach ... music editor
Maurie Sheldon ... composer: additional music
Greedy Smith ... musician: guitarist, Rock 'N Roll Music
Simon Walker ... composer: additional music

Script and Continuity Department

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Alison Goodwin De Araujo ... continuity (as Alison Goodwin)
Jan Newlan ... continuity

Additional Crew

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Tim Callaghan ... production runner
Lea Collins ... production accountant
Kerry Fetzer ... caterer
David Field ... production runner
Garry Jones ... production runner
Aku Kadogo ... choreographer
Sue Pemberton ... production secretary
Jack Ritchie ... production runner
David Roach ... humorist
Rosemary Stephenson ... assistant accountant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beautiful French scientist Marie Curie, as well as several unscrupulous types who try to take advantage of the naive genius and his invention. Written by Wiki

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Taglines One Seriously Funny Movie See more »
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Also Known As
  • Einstein Junior (France)
  • El jovencito Einstein (Spain)
  • Молодой Эйнштейн (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • O allos Einstein kai i theoria tis ashetosynis (Greece)
  • El joven Einstein (Mexico)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend Australia AUD725,529, 17 Dec 1988

Did You Know?

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Trivia Constant references apples and props were a joke on the fact Tasmania is Australia's largest producer/supplier of apples, so much so that the official state slogan printed on Tasmanian car license plates is "Tasmania: The Apple Isle". See more »
Goofs When Marie talks to Albert in the Lunatic Asylum's shower room, "If you won't do anything, who will?" is dubbed over "If you won't do anything, I will." See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Mental As Anything: Rock and Roll Music (1988). See more »
Soundtracks GREAT SOUTHERN LAND See more »
Crazy Credits Young Einstein is dedicated to a genius, a rebel, a pacifist, an eccentric with a clowning sense of humour who once remarked about his own theories "...I never thought that others would take them so much more seriously than I did...". Albert Einstein 1879-1955 See more »
Quotes Albert: I'm a Tasmanian
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