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The Delinquents (1989)

A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.

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Chris Thomson

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Clayton Frohman (screenplay), Mac Gudgeon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kylie Minogue ... Lola
Charlie Schlatter ... Brownie
Bruno Lawrence ... Bosun
Todd Boyce ... Lyle
Desirée Smith Desirée Smith ... Mavis
Angela Punch McGregor Angela Punch McGregor ... Mrs. Lovell (as Angela Punch-McGregor)
Melissa Jaffer ... Aunt Westbury
Lynette Curran ... Mrs. Hansen
Lyn Treadgold Lyn Treadgold ... Prison Matron
Duncan Wass Duncan Wass ... Bert
Rosemary Harris ... Isobel
Yvonne Hooper Yvonne Hooper ... Landlady
Jonathan Hardy ... Magistrate
Errol O'Neill Errol O'Neill ... Theatre Manager
Rachel Szalay Rachel Szalay ... Maxine
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Storyline

A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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All their lives they were told, they mustn't, they shouldn't, they can't, one year...they did. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1989 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

A szerelem menekültjei See more »

Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Motion picture debut of Kylie Minogue. See more »

Quotes

Lola: Your definition? It's lucky the world isn't made according to your definiton,'cause it would be an ugly one. With all your cakes and frocks and olives but no love. 'Cause that's the thing you fear most, isn't it, love? You're afraid of it,you try and kill it in other people, but you can't stop people from loving each other! You can throw away all Brownie's letters but you can't keep him from me, because he's in me.
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Connections

Referenced in One Foot in the Grave: Who's Listening (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Lucille
Written by Little Richard (as Penniman) / Albert Collins (as Collins)
(ATV Music / EMI Music Publishing / MCA Music Inc. for MCA Australia)
Performed by Little Richard
Courtesy Speciality Records, Inc.
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wow
11 February 2005 | by truly_pottsSee all my reviews

I just saw this film very recently, I don't know why I never saw it sooner. Kylie looks like she was just out of Neighbours and can really blow your socks off acting. I thought the way she transcended from girl to women was very effective.

Charlie I knew from Diagnous Murder so I knew he could do comedy, but he played the love interest very well, and seemly thought out the character very well.

The rest of the cast were superb I don't know they're work personally but they had me from the get go.

The Mavis and Lyle Situation was lovely. Two people who knew what it felt for to be each others true loves.

It was a great film and as much as I like Kylie as an entertainer, I would love to see her act again, maybe the roles reversed she being the strict one.

Go and rent it out, it is a lovely thought out film.


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