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Now Add Honey (2015)

Normal life implodes for a suburban family when their pop-star cousin comes to stay.

Director:

Wayne Hope

Writer:

Robyn Butler
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robyn Butler ... Caroline Morgan
Lucinda Armstrong Hall ... Harriet Morgan
Lucy Fry ... Honey Halloway
Hamish Blake Hamish Blake ... Alex Kilstein
Philippa Coulthard ... Clare Morgan
Erik Thomson ... Richard Morgan
Lucy Durack ... Katie Halloway
Angus Sampson ... Mick Croyston
Ben Lawson ... Joshua Redlich
Ash Ricardo ... Mindi
Faustina Agolley ... Sian
Adam Dixon Adam Dixon ... Roy
Christopher Teixeiras Christopher Teixeiras ... Doug (as Christopher Teixeira)
Portia de Rossi ... Beth Morgan
Sandy Gore ... Diane
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Storyline

Caroline Morgan is delighted when her sister, Beth, brings her movie star daughter, Honey Halloway, home for a visit. But when Beth is suddenly sent to rehab, Caroline is forced to have Honey move in to her suburban home. Honey struggles with life without an entourage, and her cousins, Clare and Harriet, struggle with a movie star hogging the bathroom. But after Honey leads Caroline to uncover a family secret, Caroline struggles most of all, as her life quickly falls apart. Trapped together in the house, a middle-aged woman and a teen starlet must each wrestle with who they really are. Written by https://10starmovie.me/

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Take one dysfunctional family...

Genres:

Comedy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2015 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Misafirimiz Pop Star See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gristmill See more »
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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Katie and Alex visit Beth in the rehabilitation facility, Alex says "I know you wanna help your family out, but maybe we could help out like the Girl Guides do by selling cookies or doing odd jobs." This shows that script has been written with a US audience in mind, because Girls Guides in Australia do not sell "cookies", and because Australians use the word "biscuits" rather than "cookies", See more »

Goofs

At one point the American agent says windscreen. A real American would have said windshield. See more »

Connections

Features Workout (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Sugar Sugar
Performed by Reform Hill
Composed by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim
Published by Don Kirshner Music
All rights administered by Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd.
By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd.
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Much better than it's rating...
30 September 2016 | by dewinteralexandraSee all my reviews

This film was really enjoyable, if not a little tacky to start, all the elements worked really well throughout and to the end. I liked the daughters immensely and Robyn Butler was obviously great. Quite a lot of the running jokes throughout were very funny and i often laughed aloud. Hamish Blake was very good, Robbie Magasiva--as handsome and charming as ever. Lucy fry as Honey even wins you over in the end. The weakest link is Portia de Rossi (who I usually like) terrible overacting, unconvincing and extremely weak in comparison to the natural acting styles of the other Australian cast members. The personal relationships between all the supporting cast were interesting as well. I almost didn't watch it because of it's low rating and bad review but it moved along quickly enough to get good and keep me watching. Anyway, I felt bad for it and decided to write a review in the hope more people might watch and enjoy it. I think Australia make spectacular films and always look forward to choosing one from the vast range offered.


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