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Caterpillar Wish (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 8 June 2006 (Australia)
A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

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Sandra Sciberras
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Thaine ... Emily Woodbridge
Jamie Black Jamie Black ... Marc Peterson
Susie Porter ... Susan Woodbridge
Wendy Hughes ... Elizabeth Roberts
Philip Quast ... Carl Roberts
Khan Chittenden ... Joel Roberts
Will Traeger Will Traeger ... Ewan Roberts
Martha Lott Martha Lott ... Mary - Bookshop
Robert Mammone ... Stephen Knight
Renato Musolino Renato Musolino ... Adrian - Police Officer
Romi Trower ... Carrie
Sonara Krix Sonara Krix ... Topless Barmaid
Kate Whitbread Kate Whitbread ... Annie - Dead Wife
Matilda Whitbread-Phee Matilda Whitbread-Phee ... Katie - Dead Child
Elspeth Ballantyne Elspeth Ballantyne ... Mrs. Woodbridge
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A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

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Believe your life can change. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2006 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Szárnypróbálgatás See more »

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Budget:

AUD 1,400,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This cinema movie was distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Palace Films. See more »

Goofs

Emily rides her bicycle everywhere but does not wear a bicycle helmet. Australian states had all introduced legislation requiring bicycle riders to wear helmets by 1992. As this film appears to be set after then, Emily should be wearing one. It is most noticeable as a goof when Carl Roberts (the police officer) sees her riding without a helmet and does nothing about it. See more »

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Featured in Getaway: Episode #15.17 (2006) See more »

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A real gem
24 November 2006 | by bluepoppySee all my reviews

This is one of the best movies I have seen all year. I loved the raw and un-contrived characters seeking to resolve (consciously or unconsciously) issues of 'identity'. The actors played their parts to perfection with that winning blend of introspection and underplay. The location of Robe in South Australia was a good choice visually and provided variety in weather conditions which added to the film's mysterious quality. There is a certain feeling of mystery to the film, helped not least by the soulful soundtrack and location, but also by the expert use of pause during the film. This film is another example of the talent Australia can boast for film-makers and actors alike.


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