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Everything Goes (2004)

A young couple offer to buy the furniture of a middle-aged man whose wife just left him - but they end up with more than they bargained for. Hugo Weaving, Abbie Cornish and Sullivan Stapleton star in an adaptation of a Raymond Carver story.

Director:

Andrew Kotatko

Writers:

Raymond Carver (short story), Andrew Kotatko (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Hugo Weaving ... Ray
Abbie Cornish ... Brianie
Sullivan Stapleton ... Jack
Nikki Bennett ... Ray's Wife
Jaime Mears Jaime Mears ... Brianie's Friend
Bojana Novakovic ... Brianie's Friend
Dylan Griffith Dylan Griffith ... Naughty Boy
John Tomatalau John Tomatalau ... Lonely Man
Gloria Mitchell Gloria Mitchell ... Neighbourhood Lady
Bernice Wood Bernice Wood ... Neighbourhood Lady
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Storyline

Ray sells everything connected with his failed career and broken marriage. Brianie and Jack are looking for things to furnish their new life together. What ensues is an intimacy between strangers who fail to see the consequences of their actions. Written by Melbourne International Film Festival, 2004

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2005 (USA) See more »

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Soft Paw Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Brianie: [nuzzling into Ray's neck] Jack thinks you're a desperado... But I like you, Ray.
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Soundtracks

Alltaf Eins (Always the Same)
Written & Performed by Ben Frost (as Frost) & Jara Karlsdottir
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Everything Goes
13 November 2012 | by joanna_barnes71See all my reviews

This was such an entertaining and quirky little film!

Hugo Weaving and Abbie Cornish have great chemistry together and the ending is very touching.

It's really a story about how a fleeting encounter with a stranger can sometimes have an indelible impact on our life. I really related to that idea.

I've noticed that the recent Will Ferrell film "Everything Must Go" is based on the same short story "Why Don't You Dance?" - I guess they must have ripped off the title from this film.

I only got to see this little gem because someone I know has a DVD copy, but as far as I know, it's never been released. Which is a shame.


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