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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Paul Fenech

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Paul Fenech (screenplay), Tahir Bilgic (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Fenech Paul Fenech ... Pauly Falzoni / Alfredo Falzoni
Tahir Bilgic ... Habib Halal
Rob Shehadie Rob Shehadie ... Rocky
Bill Bentley Bill Bentley ... Bum
Angus Sampson ... Junky
Sam Ford Sam Ford ... Dead Guy
Joel Heddrick Joel Heddrick ... Blind Guy
Renzo Bellato Renzo Bellato ... Wheelchair Guy
Arthur Serevetas Arthur Serevetas ... Fighting Arthur (as Arthur Penn)
Paul Nakad Paul Nakad ... Sleek the Elite
Katrina Spadone Katrina Spadone ... Rocky's Girlfriend
Paul Bates Paul Bates ... Postie
Harry Hudson Harry Hudson ... Old Guy
Jamieson Hunt Jamieson Hunt ... Motorbike Rider
John Boxer ... Bobo Gigliotti
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Taglines:

It's Big! It's Fat! And it's Cheesy! See more »


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2003 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bazi nagy pizza See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$999,041 (Australia), 11 April 2003, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital

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Trivia

The character Ivan is based on the Australian serial killer Ivan Millat. See more »

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While at Greenpeace, the red pizza bag on the desk disappears after Pauly is bitten. See more »

Quotes

Davo Dinkum: [on drugs] Hey Bobo! I'm back! Yougotanymorepizzasformetadelivertheboxeswiththehotcheeseandthehotfoodontop... smellsgood! Peopleloveit! I'mreadytogoBobo... Ican'thearyouoverthismusicmate! Boboyagotanymorepizzas?
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, scenes from the wedding reception are showing. See more »

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Spun-off from Pizza (2000) See more »

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unapologetically Australian
17 April 2003 | by jvframeSee all my reviews

Fat Pizza is an extreme big-screen version of the Australian television series of the same name. Regular narration by writer/producer/director/star Paul Fenech's character "Pauly" provides a feasible link for a range of events surrounding pizza-chef Bobo's impending mail-order marriage.

Rap music, ethnic rivalry, anglo-ignorance, street gangs, illegal immigrants, sex, drugs, religion and sexuality: Fat Pizza handles all these topics with absolute irreverence.

There's a "cast of thousands" of Australian sport and TV icons playing small parts (with the late gay television identity Bernard King appearing several times as a leather daddy tempting Fat Pizza's delivery boys). Delivery boy/rapper Sleek also finds himself irresistibly responding to gay men, even though he thinks he's a chick magnet.

Fat Pizza is unapologetically Australian, with a huge thumping soundtrack, and fast pace. Paul Fenech has created a major work of contemporary Australian piss-taking.


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