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The Girl Who Came Late (1992)

Nell Tiscowitz is a struggling actress with an affinity for horses. She meets a wealthy rock music promoter and stable owner Digby Olsen. After Nell uses her 'telepathy' to help Digby tame horses, they eventually fall in love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miranda Otto ... Nell Tiscowitz
Martin Kemp ... Digby Olsen
Gia Carides ... Wendy
Anne Looby Anne Looby ... Margo
Bruce Venables Bruce Venables ... Stu
Alister Smart Alister Smart ... Ron
Jamie Jackson ... Neville Lipsky
Geoff Morrell ... Brad Hislop
Kerry Walker ... Aunt Vera
George Whaley George Whaley ... Mike
Les Foxcroft Les Foxcroft ... Perce
Katy Edwards Katy Edwards ... Young Nell
Peter Hehir Peter Hehir ... German Film Director
Russell Kiefel Russell Kiefel ... Nell's Father
Keith Robinson Keith Robinson ... Commercial Director
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Nell Tiscowitz is a struggling actress with an affinity for horses. She meets a wealthy rock music promoter and stable owner Digby Olsen. After Nell uses her 'telepathy' to help Digby tame horses, they eventually fall in love.

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He's the kind of guy women fall for. She's the kind of girl men fall over. Is this any way to fall in love?

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Daydream Believer See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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watchable
15 January 2006 | by Andy-296See all my reviews

For some strange reason, this little known Australian movie has lately been shown on several occasions on cable TV here in Argentina. It stars a young, redhead Miranda Otto (a decade before playing Eowyn in Lord of the Rings) as a weird but lovely woman who is a struggling actress, works in a strip joint (but does not get naked herself) and has some sort of undefined telepathic affinity with horses. She ends up meeting an uptight and wealthy polo player who is the owner of a horse stable (former Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp) and after helping him taming his horses love soon develops between them. It's far from being a great movie, but it's eminently watchable and even upbeat.


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