In Sydney, Tracey Heart is a thirty-two years old manager of a video shop ex-addicted in heroin and clean for four years. She is trying to raise forty thousand dollars to buy a shop for computer games on the next door of the rental and become partner of her boss, but based on her negative records, the banks deny the loan. Tracey takes care of her junkie stepfather Lionel Dawson, unsuccessfully trying to make him quit his heroin habit. When her former boy-friend Jonny returns from Vancouver, Tracey's mother Janelle fears a fall of Tracey, while she blames Jonny for the car accident where her son Ray lost one leg. When Ray and Jonny associate to Moss, the assistant of the retired criminal boss Bradley 'The Jockey' Thompson, in drug dealing, Tracey is convinced by Jonny to join them and raise the necessary money for her business along the weekend. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Everyone is hiding something.
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8 September 2005 (Australia)
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Opening Weekend: AUD 454,063
11 September 2005, Limited Release
Opening Weekend USA: $6,127,
26 February 2006, Limited Release
Gross USA: $8,148
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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One of the characters was originally meant to have been gone for a few years in Hong Kong. However, after shooting, they realized that the actor had a slightly American accent, so changed all references to Hong Kong to Vancouver, Canada. See more
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A Place in the Sun
Written by Dave Faulkner
Performed by Hoodoo Gurus
(as The Hoodoo Gurus)
Courtesy of EMI Music Australia
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia See more