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Silent Partner (2001)

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Two down-on-their-luck blokes have good fortune fall into their laps when the chance to train a greyhound is offered to them. Little do they know their silent partner is setting them up for a fall.

Director:

Alkinos Tsilimidos

Writer:

Daniel Keene
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David Field ... John
Syd Brisbane ... Bill
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Two down-on-their-luck blokes have good fortune fall into their laps when the chance to train a greyhound is offered to them. Little do they know their silent partner is setting them up for a fall.

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A bitch came between them.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2001 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Afanis synetairos See more »

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Rescued Films See more »
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Dolby SR

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Color
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portrait of a two-faceted friendship
6 September 2001 | by mirko-2See all my reviews

This is a low budget movie. It was actually filmed for $10,000 US. It requires some effort to watch, but is very rewarding in return. Two friends--low-down drunk losers-- are given the chance to make some money with a racing dog loaned to them by some shady character we only get to know on the phone. And then they start to dream. While they are best friends, they are also worst enemies, because together they will destroy each other. Also the friendship is very unsymmetrical. One is very trusting and runs along with the other one, who is unintentionally deceptive and dominant. Through all that happens they must overcome their friendship so that it can perhaps be transformed. That is the only hope for the future that they have. I liked the film very much for its portrait style and its completeness in portraying. Many still-like shots of the two characters contribute to the portrait mode of the film. It was designed to work a little like a documentary. The director said at the Toronto Film Festival that the crew was intentionally kept unawares of the script so that they felt like they were shooting a documentary. For a low-budget film, this one is excellent, but you got to sit through it, friends. It's not Hollywood candy, but it's good for you.


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