Two schizophrenics meet during therapy and fall passionately in love. Ahead of them lies the inevitable road to disaster - one they share to the end.

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Michael Rymer

Writer:

Michael Rymer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Lynch ... Harry
Jacqueline McKenzie ... Kate
Colin Friels ... Morris Goodman
Deborra-Lee Furness ... Louise Goodman
Daniel Daperis Daniel Daperis ... Sam Goodman
Robyn Nevin ... Dr. Norberg
David Argue ... Dave
Geoff Brooks Geoff Brooks ... Rowan
Humphrey Bower Humphrey Bower ... Frank
Jane Menelaus Jane Menelaus ... Obstetrician
Alex Pinder ... Dr. Singani
Marcus Eyre ... Personnel Director
Heather Bolton Heather Bolton ... Housing Agent
Samuel Johnson ... Check-Out Cashier (as Sam Johnson)
Lesley Baker ... Rose
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Two schizophrenics meet during therapy and fall passionately in love. Ahead of them lies the inevitable road to disaster - one they share to the end.

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An extraordinary story of love's transcendant power.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality, language and a traumatic childbirth | See all certifications »
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Harry: No more junk food, no more coffee, and no medications.
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Referenced in My Name Is Joe (1998) See more »

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Solid unromantisized movie
2 June 2000 | by howardrossSee all my reviews

Gritty endearing movie that rings true -- there are so many movies that are fables that tell us that mentally ill people are purer and wiser than the rest of us - like Russian village idiots --- this one tells us that they're real and complex people that ought to be loved but should'nt be left to manage their own treatmeant.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel Baby See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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