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48 Shades (2006)

A sensitive, late-blooming teenage boy moves in with his twenty-something aunt to finish his final year of school - and finds himself falling for her house-mate.

Director:

Daniel Lapaine

Writers:

Nick Earls (novel), Daniel Lapaine (written for the screen by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Wilson ... Dan
Robin McLeavy ... Jacq
Emma Lung ... Naomi
Nicholas Donaldson Nicholas Donaldson ... Chris Burns (as Nick Donaldson)
Mike Booth ... Phil (as Michael Booth)
Victoria Thaine ... Imogen
Paul Bishop Paul Bishop ... Mr. Wilkes
Eleanor Logan Eleanor Logan ... Lisa / Gazoonga Attack (vocals)
Tamara Bell Tamara Bell ... Herself - Gazoonga Attack
Renae Collett Renae Collett ... Herself - Gazoonga Attack
Serinda Rogers Serinda Rogers ... Herself - Gazoonga Attack
Cory Robinson ... Jason
Nick Earls Nick Earls ... Deli Owner
Joshua Donnelly Joshua Donnelly ... Stoned Kid
Peita McCulloch Peita McCulloch ... Blonde Woman (as Peta McCulloch)
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Storyline

Based on the award winning novel by Nick Earls, 48 Shades of Brown, this coming of age comedy is about a 16 year old, Dan, who must choose between going to Geneva with his parents for a year or move into a house with his young Aunt, Jacq, and her roommate, Naomi. He chooses the latter and now, in his final year of school has to come to terms with survival in an adult world and falling in love for the first time. Written by steven

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Australian Pie: Naked Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,901
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Trivia

Richard Wilson, Robin McLeavy and Victoria Thaine would later appear in The Loved Ones (2009). Despite having a similar age difference to their characters in this film, in the later film both McLeavy and Wilson portrayed teenagers. See more »

Goofs

The postcards Dan's mother gave him have two 50 cent stamps on them, yet more than $1 postage is needed to send postcards overseas (to Switzerland); the correct price is $1.20. See more »

Quotes

Chris Burns: I had a girl in there? Did I... you know?
Dan: Well, something made her throw up.
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Connections

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Hip, sexy feel good comedy /drama
26 August 2006 | by leos_monkeySee all my reviews

I decided to go and catch one of the advanced screenings before it comes out on Thursday and i liked what i saw.

Daniel Lapaine did a brilliant job at writing the screenplay and directing, very faithful to the book and the way he put the fish tank scene when Dan and Naomi met just like Romeo and Juliet was great too.

(Possible spoiler, i know.) The casting Richard Wilson, Robin McLeavy, Emma Lung, Nick Donaldson and Victoria Thaine were great.

They each played their roles just perfectly the way i imagined in the book. I think they all have a good future in this business and i hope to see them all in many other great films. Local or overseas.


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