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My Mother Frank (2000)

When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.

Director:

Mark Lamprell

Writer:

Mark Lamprell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sinéad Cusack ... Frances (Frank) Kennedy (as Sinead Cusack)
Sam Neill ... Professor Mortlock
Matthew Newton ... David Kennedy
Rose Byrne ... Jenny
Sacha Horler Sacha Horler ... Margaret
Celia Ireland ... Peggy
Lynette Curran ... Jean
Melissa Jaffer ... Sister Sebastian
Joan Lord Joan Lord ... Sister Bernadette
Nic Bishop ... Mick (as Nicholas Bishop)
Deborah Kennedy ... Receptionist
Hayley McElhinney ... Francine
Annie Byron Annie Byron ... Eunice
Pamela Hawken Pamela Hawken ... Marcia
Brendan Higgins Brendan Higgins ... Doctor
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When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide. As the dust settles, Frank (Frances Regina Aileen Nano Kennedy) finds herself, David finds love and those around them find their lives changed forever. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2000 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Anyám, Frank See more »

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Color:

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David Kennedy: It's Jenny. I want her and she wants Mick. I'm Georgie Burke and Mick's Dad. Now go.
Frances Kennedy: You are not George Burke. You are not your father. You are your father's son. I can't find words to express how proud I am of you. You're great. If she can't see that, she's not worthy of you. And if she can, she'll come around.
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12 August 2000 | by iconcSee all my reviews

A fantastic film featuring great Aussie talent. Director Mark Lamprell dealt with the potentially sob-inducing subject matter in a way which was humorous and refreshing. Definitely the highlight of the 2000 Brisbane International Film Festival. Australian film veteran, Sam Neill was, as always, fabulous in the role of Frank's uni professor and new talent Matt Newton gave a performance which will have people saying, " you know, Bert Newton, Matt's dad!" Get out and see this movie!!!


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