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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out,... See more »

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Cast

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Gloria Conway
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Billy Conway
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Larry Conway
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Ray Conway
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Mrs. Smolensky
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Doug Post
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Dottie Post
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Katrina Post
Troy Planet ...
Tiny Post
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Bob
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Becky
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Louise
Katrina Retallick ...
Connie Conway-Kellywood (as Katrina Retalick)
Jayden Hall ...
Ricky Kellywood
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Officer Passman
Peter Lamb ...
Officer Barret
Johnny Xenos ...
Gene Conway
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Linda Conway
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Young Billy
Joshua Denyer ...
Young Gene
Flynn Colby ...
Young Larry
Lachlan Campbell ...
Young Doug
Tyler Coppin ...
Narrator (voice)
John Keightley ...
Marriage Celebrant (as John Keightly)
Brian Carbee ...
Bingo Caller
Rosslyn Powell ...
Bingo Lady
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Young Man at Bingo
Sarah Carradine ...
Nouse Matron
Alison Gallagher ...
Young Nurse
Stephen Radford ...
Mr. Smolensky

Directed by

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Andrew Lancaster

Written by

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Brian Carbee ... (writer)

Produced by

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Anthony Anderson ... producer
Graham Buckeridge ... executive producer
Bec Cubitt ... assistant producer
Phil Hunt ... executive producer
Heather Ogilvie ... executive producer
Compton Ross ... executive producer
Miriam Stein ... associate producer

Music by

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Antony Partos

Cinematography by

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Ben Nott ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Roland Gallois

Editorial Department

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Tim Dyson ... digital intermediate technical support
Carl Firth ... dailies transfer operator
Katie Flaxman ... first assistant editor
Adrian Hauser ... digital intermediate colorist
Alison Ingram ... post-production coordinator
John Lee ... head of features post production: Cutting Edge
Gene Marsh ... digital intermediate data wrangler
Teena Mestres ... additional assistant editor
Lisa-Anne Morris ... assembly editor
Robert Puru ... digital intermediate technical engineer (as Rob Puru)
Justin Ngy Tran ... digital intermediate supervisor
Mark Warner ... additional editor
Michelle Kaszai ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Kerry Barden
Anousha Zarkesh

Production Design by

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Elizabeth Mary Moore

Art Direction by

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Angus MacDonald

Set Decoration by

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Richard Jensen

Costume Design by

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Nina Edwards

Makeup Department

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Wendy De Waal ... hair designer / makeup designer
Susy Kelly ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Margaret Stevenson ... makeup artist: Ms. davis
Elka Wardega ... hair stylist / make up artist
Paul Williams ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist

Production Management

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Lorelle Adamson ... unit production manager
Bec Cubitt ... post-production supervisor
Simon Lucas ... unit manager
Stuart Monksfield ... post-production supervisor
Nathaniel Purdon ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jesse Allan ... Replacement Third Assistant Director
Deborah Antoniou ... second assistant director (as Debbie Antoniou)
Danielle Blake ... third assistant director
Andy Fernandez ... directing attachment / director's assistant
John Martin ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Leon Batchelor ... art department attachment
Marc Bergman ... buyer / set dresser
Sarah Fardell ... art department runner
Voula Kitziris ... art department assistant
Shane Melder ... art department assistant
Giles Morgan ... carpenter / set builder
Jason Schara ... construction manager / props builder
Kirsty Simmons ... art department coordinator / graphic artist
Ben Skinner ... on-set dresser
Katerina Stratos ... conceptual artist
Ben Walker ... standby props
Gavin Walker ... art department assistant
Madeleine Whitfield ... art department attachment
Murray Wilkinson ... set painter
Christian Winberg ... art department assistant

Sound Department

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Asha Ardill ... sound liaison: Soundfirm
Danielle Barron ... foley assistant
Mark Blackwell ... sound effects editor / sound recordist
Benjamin Cheah ... re-recording mixer (as Ben Cheah) / supervising sound editor (as Ben Cheah)
Bruce Emery ... dolby sound consultant
Mark Franken ... adr editor
Lee Kelly ... additional boom operator
Manel López ... additional boom operator (as Manel Lopez)
Ian McLoughlin ... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer
Roger Middenway ... sound intern
Jason Oliver ... adr recordist
Liesl Pieterse ... adr recordist
Troy Porter ... adr mixer
Harry Roden ... adr recordist
Ian Rumbell ... boom operator
Blair Slater ... foley recordist
Gregg Swiatlowski ... assistant sound editor
Richard Teague ... sound assistant / sound attachment
Mario Vaccaro ... foley artist
Sethy Willie ... additional boom operator
Andy Wright ... adr recordist

Special Effects by

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Billy Aziz ... special effects coordinator
Herman Bron ... special effects technician
Ray Fowler ... special effects technician
Tristian Haddon ... senior special effects technician / special effects technician (as Tristan Hadden)
Thomas Van Koeverden ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Steve Anderson ... 3d visual effects: Cutting Edge
Nick Angus ... 3d modeler/texture artist: Cutting Edge
Emilie Boyard ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Daniel Brown ... lead compositor: Cutting Edge
David Brown ... 3d visual effects: Cutting Edge
Melanie Byers ... visual effects producer: Cutting Edge
Matt Chance ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Emma Clifton ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Trevor Coates ... 3d visual effects: Cutting Edge
Jayne da Costa ... visual effects producer: Cutting Edge (as Jayne Da Costa)
Mark Doney ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Robert East ... 3d research and development: Cutting Edge (as Rob East)
Vincent Fiere ... matte painter: Cutting Edge
Adam S. Jones ... digital compositor (as Adam Jones)
Tom King ... 3d modeler/texture artist: Cutting Edge
Kosta Lagis ... 3d modeler/texture artist: Cutting Edge
Steve Leacey ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Jason Li ... 3d modeler/texture artist: Cutting Edge
Duncan MacDonald ... 3d animator: Cutting Edge / 3d modeler/texture artist: Cutting Edge
Kirsty Martin ... visual effects producer: Cutting Edge
Luke Parsons ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Ron Roberts ... visual effects supervisor: Cutting Edge
Hugo Saunders ... compositor: Cutting Edge
Scott Thomas ... 3d tracker: Cutting Edge

Stunts

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Raelene Chapman ... stunt assistant
Spike Cherrie ... stunt assistant
Stephen Dunlevy ... stunt assistant (as Stephen Dunley)
Jennifer Fenton ... stunt agency coordinator
Dean Gould ... stunt coordinator: torch
Jon Heaney ... stunt double: Mr. Smolensky (as Jon Heany)
Nathan Lawson ... stunt assistant
Mark Le Cornv ... stunt assistant
Tony Lynch ... stunt coordinator
Philip Partridge ... stunt assistant (as Phillip Partridge)
Brett Praed ... stunt double: Tiny

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tobias Andreasson ... still photographer
Matthew Ayres ... phantom camera operator (as Mathew Ayres)
Craig Bartlett-Sweiger ... additional grip
Ian Barton ... grip assistant
Kim Bland ... lighting equipment: Panalux
David Brooks ... grip assistant
Ashleigh Carter ... additional camera operator / first assistant camera
Peter Critchley ... electrician assistant
Phiroze Dalal ... phantom camera operator
Campbell Drummond ... additional focus puller
Ben Dugard ... additional electrician (as Benjamin Dugard)
Steve Edwards ... additional electrician
Andy Fernandez ... video split operator
Shannon Ford ... electrician assistant
Jim Frazier ... provider: additional lenses, Global Bionic Optic Lenses
Paul Jackson ... camera equipment: genesis camera, Panavision Australia
Stephen Johnson ... additional electrician
Pim Kulk ... second assistant camera
Luke Nixon ... additional focus puller
Ben Nott ... camera operator
Mick O'Brien ... gaffer
Craig Perkins ... best boy electric
Aaron Rapira ... grip assistant
Mark Rogers ... still photographer
Bill Ross ... lighting equipment: Panalux
Kevin Scott ... additional focus puller
Peter Smith ... best boy grip
Luke Stone ... key grip
Lisa Tomasetti ... still photographer
Viliami Topui ... electrician assistant
Lionel Tozer ... additional grip
Simon Williams ... additional focus puller
Joe Worthington ... additional electrician (as Joseph Worthington)

Casting Department

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Jane Dawkins ... extras casting
Tim Littleton ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Mary Lou Da Roza ... costume buyer
Amy Mitchell ... assistant stand-by costumer
Ruth Myers ... costume designer: Ms. Davis
Annabelle Punch ... costume assistant
Kerry Thompson ... costume supervisor
Christina Validakis ... stand-by costumer

Location Management

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Masoumeh Mokhtar ... location assistant
Chris Reynolds ... location manager

Music Department

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Daniel Baker ... orchestrator
Laura Bishop ... orchestrator
Wes Chew ... original score producer
Coralie Hartl ... orchestra contractor
Phillip Hartl ... concert master
James K. Lee ... orchestrator
Michael Lira ... composer: additional music
Angus O'Sullivan ... orchestrator
Norman Parkhill ... music supervisor
The Studio Orchestra of Sydney ... musicians: orchestra
Jessica Wells ... orchestrator

Script and Continuity Department

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Matthew Dabner ... script editor (as Mathew Dabner)
Reezy Miller ... post-production script
Duncan Thompson ... script consultant
Greg Waters ... script editor
Kristin Witcombe ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Mike Horvath ... driver: cast (as Michael Horvath)
Mark McKinley ... vehicle wrangler
Billy Holden ... picture car coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew

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Geoff Anderson ... epk/behind the scenes
Camilla Baker ... assistant: Ms. Davis
Mackenzie Benstead ... operations assistant: Fox Studios Australia
Elaine Boyd ... accounts assistant
James Bramley ... operations manager: Fox Studios Australia
Anni Browning ... completion guarantor: Film Filances
Adam Butler ... epk producer
Andrew Clarke ... safety supervisor
Sue Collins ... production accountant
Kylie Connell ... assistant to producer
Lexi de Toth ... on-set production assistant (as Alexis Lever)
Claire Fincham ... operations coordinator: Fox Studios Sustralia
Tony Gibbs ... insurance broker: H W Wood Australia
Madeleine Gottlieb ... production intern
Katie Harris ... unit nurse
Paul Heagney ... title designer: Cutting Edge
Jon Heaney ... safety supervisor (as Jon Heany)
Robbie Henley ... supplied trucks
Adam Hughes ... stand-in: Mr. Gilbertson
Cynthia Keyte ... operations coordinator: Fox Styudios Australia
James Livingstone ... unit assistant
Troy MacKinder ... dialect coach / dramaturg
Damien Macy ... unit assistant
Tracy Mann ... additional dramaturg
Shane Matthews ... unit assistant
Kate Meyer ... post-production accountant
Anna Marie Pitman ... production assistant
Clare Pollard ... caterer: Camera Cooks
Greg Robinson ... safety supervisor
Stephen Rutter ... travel manager
Kieran Shevlin ... unit assistant
Nathan Smith ... lab liaison: Deluxe Sydney
Anna Steel ... production coordinator
Sally Steele ... unit publicist
Miriam Stein ... marketing supervisor
Brian Stone ... epk/behind the scenes / production assistant
Sebastian Strakowicz ... mobile content producer
Reinaldo Tuki ... unit assistant
Caroline Verge ... legal services: Verge Whitford & Co
Simon von Oorde ... unit assistant
Danny Williams ... site security: Vicat Security
Chris Wilson ... provider: access equipment, Skyreach
Rebecca Wong ... production secretary
Enrique Zalapa ... production runner (as Henry Zalapa)
Ahmed Salama ... marketing creative director (uncredited)

Thanks

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Elizabeth McLean ... thanks
Scott Meek ... special thanks
Anna Marie Pitman ... special thanks
John Sayles ... special thanks
Gus Van Sant ... special thanks
Matt Young ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out, everything changes for him and his family. Written by Anthony Anderson

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Also Known As
  • Неприятности случаются (Russia)
  • Wypadki chodza po ludziach (Poland)
  • Şeytan karışmış (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Mindenkit érhet baleset (Hungary)
  • Hadeseh Khabar Nemikonad (Iran, Persian title)
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Runtime
  • 92 min
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Budget AUD6,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Geena Davis's first live-action film in seven years. See more »
Goofs While Billy Conway is delivering a cake to his neighbor Doug Post, from the angle looking out of the house once Doug opens the door. We see Billy standing there with the cake and a there is a large portion of the microphone along with the crew's fingers holding the mic just below the cake. See more »
Soundtracks Dreaming See more »
Quotes Billy Conway: Mom's in the hospital. They took a lot of her female stuff out, like her filipino tubes. Everything except her Aunt Mildred.
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