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True Love and Chaos (1997)

Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. They pick up a drunken singer, ... See full summary »

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Stavros Kazantzidis (as Stavros Andonis Efthymiou)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miranda Otto ... Mimi
Naveen Andrews ... Hanif
Noah Taylor ... Dean
Hugo Weaving ... Morris
Ben Mendelsohn ... Jerry
Kimberley Davies ... Ariel
Geneviève Picot ... Hannah
Saskia Post ... Sam
Hung Le Hung Le ... Crazy Craig
Marieke Hardy ... Out of it Woman
Pia Manning Pia Manning ... Country & Western Backing Singer
Des Mullan Des Mullan ... Country & Western Lead Singer
Antoinette Halloran Antoinette Halloran ... Country & Western Lead Singer
Matthew Dyktynski Matthew Dyktynski ... Rusty
David G. Bowers David G. Bowers ... Neil (as David Bowers)
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Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. They pick up a drunken singer, Morris, as they cross the country, chased by Jerry. Written by Simon Bastin

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1997 (Australia) See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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References Lola (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Union City Blue
Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison
Performed by The Stone Cold Boners and Miranda Otto
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On the reckless road to maturity.
21 January 2002 | by DukeEmanSee all my reviews

On the road to Perth from Melbourne, with Mimi, (Otto), her boyfriend Hanif, (Andrews) and his mate Dean, (Taylor). Following them is a crazed Mandelsohn, determined to track down the boys and retrieve his stolen goods. On their journey they pick up an over aged rock singer, Morris (Weaving), who has a slight drinking problem. He rocks the boat with his romantic eyes cast over Mimi. If you are quick, you may be able to unravel the ending. If not, enjoy the company of a group of youths who don't have the answer to lives mystery besides surviving day by day and having a little fun along the way whilst reading romantic trash novels. Weaving, Taylor and Mendelsohn have fun with their characters and so do the viewer. And to everyone's surprise, Kimberley Davies plays the role of a blonde bimbo to perfection.


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