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Over the Hill (1992)

PG | | Drama, Romance | 30 June 1992 (USA)
Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia. But Alma doesn't fit into her daughter's political-hostess life ... See full summary »

Director:

George Miller

Writers:

Robert Caswell, Gladys Taylor (book)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olympia Dukakis ... Alma Harris
Sigrid Thornton ... Elizabeth
Derek Fowlds ... Dutch
Bill Kerr ... Maurice
Steve Bisley ... Benedict
Martin Jacobs Martin Jacobs ... Forbes
Gerry Connolly Gerry Connolly ... Hank
Andrea Moor ... Jan (as Andrea Moore)
Pippa Grandison ... Margaret
Aden Young ... Nick
Justine Anderson Justine Anderson ... Cashier
Gabriella Candida Gabriella Candida ... First receptionist
Rebecca Caswell Rebecca Caswell ... Waitress
Krystyna Dzierzanowski Krystyna Dzierzanowski ... Second receptiomist
Craig Elliott Craig Elliott ... First hoon
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Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia. But Alma doesn't fit into her daughter's political-hostess life even for a visit, and she finds more sympathy in her granddaughter. Alma, in a burst of rebellion, buys a supercharged hotrod and sets out on a voyage of self-discovery to Melbourne--if she can remember to stay on the left side of the road. Along the way, she meets con artists, gangsters, and a ponytailed white-knight in a camper and she finds not only adventure and romance, but also the courage to go back and face her relationship with her daughter and set it right. Written by Kathy Li

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Round the Bend See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alma Harris: This isn't Bar Harbor, Maine. That's for sure.
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Middle-age woman does an Australian road-trip
19 March 2008 | by morgensenjSee all my reviews

-My Mom thoroughly enjoyed this movie, so much so that it is one she wanted for her personal library.

-Similiar to another individual's comment which I read, at first you tend to dislike all the characters, however if you can get through the first 5-10 minutes you will fall in love and respect the lead character.

-Once this happens you cannot but help yourself to continue on with her on her adventure.

-Obscure film, although lead character is famous U.S. actress which is probably the reason we were interested in watching it.

-Because it is a film my Mom enjoyed so much I would definitely watch it with her again. It would be one of those movies in her collection that we would just up and watch every now and then.

-There are a couple of friends that I would recommend this movie to as I know they would find it interesting and enjoyable.

-I have always had a wish to visit Austrailia and in a way my Mom and I did together.


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