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Sample People (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 11 May 2000 (Australia)
This edgy Australian film stars an ensemble cast headed up by pop superstar Kylie Minogue, David Field, and John Lyndon. Various characters interact under strange circumstances, calling to mind movies such as GO and PULP FICTION

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Clinton Smith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kylie Minogue ... Jess
Ben Mendelsohn ... John
Simon Lyndon Simon Lyndon ... Andy
David Field ... TT
Paula Arundell Paula Arundell ... Cleo
Joel Edgerton ... Sem
Nathalie Roy Nathalie Roy ... DJ Lush Puppy
Nathan Page ... Len
Justin Rosniak Justin Rosniak ... Joey
Mathew Wilkinson Mathew Wilkinson ... Gus
Gandhi MacIntyre ... Phil
Dorian Nkono ... Shiva
Rhett Giles ... Detective #1
Bradd Buckley Bradd Buckley ... Police Officer in Club Raid
Marcel Marinus Marcel Marinus ... Club Security #1
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Storyline

This edgy Australian film stars an ensemble cast headed up by pop superstar Kylie Minogue, David Field, and John Lyndon. Various characters interact under strange circumstances, calling to mind movies such as GO and PULP FICTION

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Forget what you know about Kylie Minogue - in Sample People she will blow you away! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2000 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Witzige Leute See more »

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Budget:

AUD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Living Motion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actress Kylie Minogue and actor Ben Mendelsohn had both previously worked on two Australian television series, 'Neighbours' and 'The Henderson Kids', as well as the Australian TV mini-series 'Fame and Misfortune'. See more »

Soundtracks

Aja Aja
Written by Rafael May and Mintu Kumar
Vocals performed by Mintu Kumar and Nisha Bhasin
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Drugs Are Bad, Umok
17 May 2005 | by djstreaderSee all my reviews

Missed it at the cinema, but was always slightly compelled. Found it in the throw-out bin at my local video shop for a measly two bucks! Will I now give it away to anyone who wants it? Probably! No purposeful plot, one dimensional characters, plastic world ripped off from many far better films, no decent dialogue to speak of. You know that empty feeling when you come down off ecstasy? Its that feeling right here. Sad thing is, the Australia I know is heading in this direction, minus the melodrama and simple answers. Interesting only to see the older Aussie actors (who had to ACT back in their day to get by) vs the newer Aussie actors (who have to LOOK GOOD to get by). Like some horribly garish narrative introduction to a film clip that never actually starts... Poor Kylie, started her career as an actress as well...


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