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Return Home (1990)

A man and his wife are partners in a small business, a service station, that is stuggling to survive financially. They are visited by his brother, a divorced middle-aged man, who has taken ... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Argall

Writer:

Ray Argall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Coard Dennis Coard ... Noel
Frankie J. Holden Frankie J. Holden ... Steve
Ben Mendelsohn ... Gary
Mickey Camilleri Mickey Camilleri ... Judy
Rachel Rains Rachel Rains ... Wendy
Gypsy Lukewood Gypsy Lukewood ... Clare
Ryan Rawlings Ryan Rawlings ... Wally
Paul Nestor Paul Nestor ... Brian
Alan Fletcher ... Barry
Adrian Shirley Adrian Shirley ... Newsagent
Michael Coard Michael Coard ... Paperboy
Michael Evans Michael Evans ... Pieman
John Crouch John Crouch ... Angry customer
Rory Walker Rory Walker ... Hire purchase man
Liz Windsor Liz Windsor ... Mrs. Walker
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Storyline

A man and his wife are partners in a small business, a service station, that is stuggling to survive financially. They are visited by his brother, a divorced middle-aged man, who has taken a break from his stressful career in a big business corporation. Written by Archie Moore <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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When going back is the best way forward See more »

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Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 1990 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

AUD 347,000 (estimated)
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Musical Films See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Debut produced screenplay for a theatrical feature film of editor-cinematographer Ray Argall. See more »

Goofs

Steve, in planning his work, mentions Australia Day and then makes a notation on his calendar in October. Australia Day is in January. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Return Home: SBS Movie Show (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't Nobody
Written by Joe Camilleri (as Camilleri) and Nick Smith (as Smith)
Performed by Joe Camilleri
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Not a bad effort!
5 February 2000 | by mifunesamuraiSee all my reviews

Big corporate brother returns home to sleepy city and rekindles his lost innocence with struggling motor mechanic brother. Director Argall opts for constructed simple but effective images to tell a repetitive tale that needed more meat in the pie.


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