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Dimboola (1979)

Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

Director:

John Duigan

Writers:

John Hibberd (screenplay by) (as Jack Hibberd), John Power (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Spence ... Morrie McAdam
Natalie Bate Natalie Bate ... Maureen Delaney
Max Gillies ... Vivian Worcester-Jones
Bill Garner Bill Garner ... Dangles
Jack Perry Jack Perry ... Horrie
Dick May Dick May ... Shovel
Esme Melville Esme Melville ... April
Terry McDermott ... Darcy
Alan Rowe Alan Rowe ... Angus (as Allan Rowe)
Irene Hewitt Irene Hewitt ... Florence
Kerry Dwyer Kerry Dwyer ... Shirl
Val Jellay ... Aggie
Barrie Barkla Barrie Barkla ... Reverend Potts
Tim Robertson Tim Robertson ... Father O'Shea
Laurel Frank Laurel Frank ... Jackleen
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Storyline

Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1979 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Budget:

AUD 350,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After shooting of this movie ended, there was a party for cast and crew at the Pram Factory theatre on Saturday, 1 July 1978. The showpiece of the event was comedy and musical performances by Maurie Fields, Val Jellay, Jack Perry and Chad Morgan. See more »

Quotes

MuttonBayonet: [singing] A marriage is made to be broken / The ring you wear is a horseshoe token / The bonds you forge at the altar / Are really a yoke and a halter.
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Connections

Remake of Dimboola: The Stage Play (1973) See more »

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An absolute pearler
8 October 2004 | by bazza_mckenzie02See all my reviews

A great film a little ripper Bruce Spence is at his hilarious best and really drives the film. And has a great supporting cast but the stand out of the film is the legendary Chad Morgan, the Sheik of Scrubby Creek an Australian country music legend his co starring role is hilarious worth seeing just for Chad's performance.It's just a shame this is the only film he made except for a short appearance in Newsfront.

The Whole cast does a great job with heaps of well known faces including that bloke who plays Beau in the Beaurepaires ads.A great little film about an outback wedding. Highly recommend!!!!


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