Twentysomething innocents Jacqui and Martijn move to Amsterdam and immerse themselves in the intense and drug-laden underground club scene. Life turns out to be far more complicated, ... See full summary »
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The two-part mini-series is a "Romeo and Juliet" story set in a rural Australian town. MARKING TIME traces Hal's journey from boy to man over the period of one year. At the outset, the town... See full summary »
Tommy Matisse is a gifted musician studying at London's Royal Academy of Music, where he is striving to write a brilliant new operatic song called "One Perfect Day" in conjunction with his girlfriend Alysse back in Australia. When Tommy's sister Emma dies of a drug overdose after a night of clubbing with Alysse, he returns to Melbourne and breaks up with Alysse when she admits her part in Emma's death. As Alysse seeks solace in drugs and in the arms of a manipulative nightclub owner, Tommy undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene. Fate brings them together again when Tommy reworks their opera by infusing classical music with electronic beats, but further tragedy is just around the corner...Written by
Not a great movie, but a good message of music found in nature - environmental and accidental sounds as a basis for electronic "trance"... But where was the good trance?
I wanted to watch and enjoy. I wanted to recognise and relate. "Trance-Zen-Dance"???... But where was the Zen?? The realism wasn't there. This dance underworld crowd no substance.
This movie's story could have been developed or changed a lot before the attempt at making it. Not much else to say except don't watch it, or maybe it will be enjoyed by future generations for unknown reasons.
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