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Three Summers (2017)

The new ensemble romantic comedy written and directed by Ben Elton.

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Ben Elton

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Ben Elton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Sheehan ... Roland
Rebecca Breeds ... Keevey
Michael Caton ... Henry
Magda Szubanski ... Queenie
Kate Box ... Linda
John Waters ... Eamon
Deborah Mailman ... Pam
Caroline Brazier ... Olivia
Kelton Pell Kelton Pell ... Jack
Nichola Balestri ... Ruby
Jacqueline McKenzie ... Professor Wellborn
Peter Rowsthorn Peter Rowsthorn ... Tony
Mahesh Jadu ... Baktash
Christiaan Van Vuuren Christiaan Van Vuuren ... Dexter
Joseph Pedley Joseph Pedley ... Jesse
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Set over three summers at The Westival, a fictional West Australian rural folk festival redoubtable local radio personality 'Queenie' describes as "Australia in a tent". Two young musicians fall in love against a wider collection of tales dealing with a microcosm of contemporary discussion points, including Indigenous, immigration and refugee issues. Written by AnonymousB

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There's something funny about this festival.

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Comedy

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Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 2017 (Australia) See more »

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Thoroughly enjoyable
18 November 2017 | by Ajay_zSee all my reviews

I think Ben Elton nailed it in this movie about attendees returning to a large folk festival, Westival, held annually in W.A. The audience were reacting with out-loud laughs and even applauding at the end. The script was well written and Magda Subanski as the local radio announcer was superb. The characterisations were exaggerated but, I thought, honest, and anyone who likes camping or caravanning will have come across these exact people at times, although perhaps not in the guise of Morris Dancers with Michael Caton as their leader. It covered romance, bigotry, racism and refugees but in such a way as to be inoffensive. The musical score was also very good even if you aren't a fan of the theremin..


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