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The Professional Idiot (2012)

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An estranged brother witnesses a murder and seeks his brother's reluctant help. The pair bungles through to solve the mystery and on the way resolve age old family disputes.

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Nick McLean

Writer:

Nick McLean

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Gray Simon Gray ... Joseph Reedman
Robert Reitano Robert Reitano ... Liam Reedman
Robert Crampton Robert Crampton ... Keith Reedman
Raelene Richards Raelene Richards ... Martha
Peter Flaherty ... Bernard
Tarah Carey Tarah Carey ... Silvia
Suzanne Dervish-Ali ... Sophie
Trevor Dent Trevor Dent ... Richard
Matt Driller Matt Driller ... Marcus
Nicole Mancini Nicole Mancini ... Tracey
Dean Barker Dean Barker ... Collin
Jace Lee Jace Lee ... Peter Archie
Wendy McCallum Wendy McCallum ... Janice
Tori Clapham Tori Clapham ... Sandra
Joel Amos Byrnes Joel Amos Byrnes ... Terrance
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Storyline

Based around the life of Joseph Reedman; the ultimate self-assured geek/idiot. His overbearing but endearing confidence enables him to plod through life with precision and perfection, inspiring his best friend, office dork Bernard and loyal colleague Silvia. Yet he is missing one key ingredient in his life, a Mrs. Joseph Reedman... and despite all his efforts Joseph can't quite figure out how to make that happen with finesse. What doesn't help Joseph's aspirations is the lack of encouragement and misguidance he receives from his miserable father, Keith. Despite the love that he has for his son, Keith is one grumpy old man who is bent on discouraging Joseph's romantic pursuits. Suddenly Joseph's one and only brother, Liam - the suave black sheep of the family, turns up on Joseph's doorstep after witnessing a murder. Initially Joseph is reluctant to help Liam out, knowing that their father would go ballistic if he helps Liam, yet he risks being ostracized when he realizes that Liam may ... Written by Kris Maric

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Sometimes it takes an idiot to get the job done

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2012 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Benowa, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Budget:

AUD 100,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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