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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Paul Fenech

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Fenech Paul Fenech ... Pauly Falzoni / Alfredo Falzoni
Tahir Bilgic ... Habib Halal
Rob Shehadie Rob Shehadie ... Rocky
Bill Bentley Bill Bentley ... Bum
Angus Sampson ... Junky
Sam Ford Sam Ford ... Dead Guy
Joel Heddrick Joel Heddrick ... Blind Guy
Renzo Bellato Renzo Bellato ... Wheelchair Guy
Arthur Serevetas Arthur Serevetas ... Fighting Arthur (as Arthur Penn)
Paul Nakad Paul Nakad ... Sleek the Elite
Katrina Spadone Katrina Spadone ... Rocky's Girlfriend
Paul Bates Paul Bates ... Postie
Harry Hudson Harry Hudson ... Old Guy
Jamieson Hunt Jamieson Hunt ... Motorbike Rider
John Boxer ... Bobo Gigliotti
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2003 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bazi nagy pizza See more »

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$2,146,843
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Dolby Digital

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Film debut for Rebel Wilson Who plays as Toula. See more »

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Davo Dinkum: [on drugs] Hey Bobo! I'm back! Yougotanymorepizzasformetadelivertheboxeswiththehotcheeseandthehotfoodontop... smellsgood! Peopleloveit! I'mreadytogoBobo... Ican'thearyouoverthismusicmate! Boboyagotanymorepizzas?
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It's bigger and cheesier.
23 April 2003 | by LennyRenquistSee all my reviews

It's been said that this movie sets Australian culture back 20 years. Whoever said that (I read it somewhere, but can't remember where) has his/her head in his/her armpit. It's the side of Australian culture outsiders rarely see. Illegal immigrants ARE arriving in leaky boats. Police ARE unfairly targeting ethnic minorities. Fast-food corporations (eg McDoggles) ARE being mean to the little guy (and I don't just mean Pauly). People ARE making speed in their backyards. Backpackers ARE being murdered.

Though I'm sure that, when these things occur in the real world, they are nowhere near as funny as they are in Fat Pizza. This movie is utterly hilarious from beginning to end. Sure, the humour may not be everyone's cup of tea. I certainly wouldn't feel comfortable watching it with my Nanna.

It's unfair to say there is no structure to the plot. There is. Just not a standard one. Which, in this age of Hollywood formula, should be regarded as a good thing. This movie breaks the rules, baby!

If you enjoy watching the Pizza TV show on SBS, you'll have a blast. It's longer, with more jokes and cameos crammed in. A family-size Pizza, if you like.

If I had to choose between Fat Pizza and Kangaroo Jack as a representation of Australian culture, I'd choose Fat Pizza in a second.


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