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Proof (1991)

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The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.

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Jocelyn Moorhouse
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12 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugo Weaving ... Martin
Geneviève Picot ... Celia (as Genevieve Picot)
Russell Crowe ... Andy
Heather Mitchell Heather Mitchell ... Mother
Jeffrey Walker ... Young Martin
Daniel Pollock ... Punk
Frankie J. Holden ... Brian
Frank Gallacher Frank Gallacher ... Vet
Saskia Post ... Waitress
Belinda Davey Belinda Davey ... Doctor
Cliff Ellen Cliff Ellen ... Cemetery Caretaker
Tania Uren Tania Uren ... Customer
Robert James O'Neill Robert James O'Neill ... Hoon
Anthony Rawling Anthony Rawling ... Hoon
Darko Tuscan Darko Tuscan ... Hoon
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Storyline

Black comedy about a blind man, Martin, who takes photographs as "proof" that the world really is as others describe it to him. The film explores his antagonistic relationships with Celia, who cleans and cooks for him and habitually rearranges the furniture in the house, and with Andy, a mate he thinks he can trust. Written by Anonymous

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Before love comes trust. Before trust comes proof. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sensuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Because his character, Andy, and Hugo Weaving's character, Martin, are supposed to be best mates, Russell Crowe set out to become good mates with Weaving by trying to share common interests. He would soon discover the only common interest they have together is that they are both huge fans of Doctor Who (1963). See more »

Goofs

The first time Martin enters his house, he gets surprised by Celia sitting and making a noise. However, since she is smoking, he could have smelled the smoke as soon as he had opened the door. Later in the movie, he is suggested to have a pretty sensitive nose for a perfume a lady is wearing in the veterinarian's office. See more »

Quotes

Andy: Why would your mother lie to you?
Martin: To punish me, for being blind.
Andy: Does it really matter if she lied to you about some garden?
Martin: Yes... it was my world.
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Connections

Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
(1809) (uncredited)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
First Movement played by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas Braithwaite
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Yes, Russell Crowe Is In This Movie
3 December 2000 | by daveisitSee all my reviews

Having noticed a film crew shooting in the gardens at the end of my street, I eventually realized the film was "Proof". I thought I better check it out, and was pleasantly surprised with the result.

I knew little about either Hugo Weaving or Russell Crowe at the time and thought they were both very good in it, especially Weaving. Like most Australian movies it was filmed on a low budget, and on this occasion produced very good results.

If you enjoyed this for reasons other than the "Crowe Factor", you should try some other Aussie films.

Eg. Malcolm (It's An Unreal Movie)


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$524,668

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$524,668
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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