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Monster Pies (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | April 2013 (Australia)
Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.

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Lee Galea

Writer:

Lee Galea
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tristan Barr ... Mike
Lucas Linehan Lucas Linehan ... William
Rohana Hayes Rohana Hayes ... Jacquelyn
Katrina Maree Katrina Maree ... Jenine
Nicola Eveleigh Nicola Eveleigh ... Ms Green
Marcel Reluctant Marcel Reluctant ... Marv
Marlene Magee Marlene Magee ... Anne
Shea MacDonough Shea MacDonough ... Cherry
Petra Salsjo ... Ursula
Jeremy Kewley ... Mr. Allen
Nick Wyatt Nick Wyatt ... Nick
James Liotta ... Jeff
Dan Farmer Dan Farmer ... Gary
Ashley Taylor Ashley Taylor ... Hayley
Sean McIntyre Sean McIntyre ... Robert
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When Mike's English teacher pairs him up for a class assignment on Romeo and Juliet with the new kid William, Mike can't believe his luck. However as the two spend more and more time working together on a monster movie version of the Bard's classic tale, they both soon realize their feelings for one another may be more powerful than either of them is truly ready for. Written by Paul Jenner

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Sometimes opposites don't attract.

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Drama | Romance

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The role of Mike's dad never existed in the original script, it was created especially for Jeremy Kewley, after he showed interest in the production. See more »

Connections

References The Peanut Butter Solution (1985) See more »

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Love to Love
by Pina Tuteri
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Hard Hitting
14 February 2015 | by brandonk96See all my reviews

I know this won't be much of a review. I'm actually still trying to process the movie in my head.

The storyline was absolutely touching, and it's rare that a film actually leaves me in tears at the end, and this has to be the hardest I've cried after a film. Sure the acting could have been better most times, but everything else made up for it. It was such a job well done.

I really do appreciate the fact that an indie film has had such an impact on me. This is definitely something to add to my favourites to watch again in the future.

Again, I have never been so touched by a movie like I have by this one.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2013 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Beautiful Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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AUD30,000 (estimated)
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