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Excuse me sir, I'm afraid you've come in the wrong way.
Yeah, this is the old entrance. The visitors center is back out and around to the left.
Right well, I'll wander out then.
Well worth it. Some amazing times.
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The producers acknowledge the valuable assistance of the staff at the CSIRO Parkes Observatory and Visitors Centre, the Council and people of Parkes, New South Wales, and the Council and people of Forbes, New South Wales. See more »
The Day the World Stood Still
Written by Edmund Choi
Vocal performance by Tina Arena
Tina Arena appears courtesy Sony Music Entertainment (Australia) Ltd
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I am a die-hard movie buff and I had never heard of this movie until my brother brought it to Thanksgiving. After watching it I was very pleased. A very fun movie with a great story and a delightfully quirky cast. The movie is worth watching just for Rudi, the security guard. Enjoy.
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