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2:37 (2006)

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At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

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Murali K. Thalluri
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Teresa Palmer ... Melody
Frank Sweet Frank Sweet ... Marcus
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Luke
Charles Baird Charles Baird ... 'Uneven' Steven
Joel Mackenzie Joel Mackenzie ... Sean
Marni Russo ... Sarah (as Marni Spillane)
Clementine Mellor Clementine Mellor ... Kelly
Sarah Hudson Sarah Hudson ... Julz
Gary Sweet ... Mr. Darcy
Amy Schapel Amy Schapel ... Lacey
Xavier Samuel ... Theo
Chris Olver Chris Olver ... Tom
Camille Qurban ... Miriam
Olivia Furlong Olivia Furlong ... Rochelle
Daniel Whyte ... English Teacher
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Storyline

A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a tragedy will occur, affecting the lives of a group of students and their teachers. As the story unfolds, the individual stories of the six teenagers are revealed, each with its own explosive significance. An unwanted pregnancy unravels a terrible, dark secret; all is not as it appears for the seemingly confident school football hero; an outcast must deal with everyday taunts from his peers; a beautiful young girl battles an eating disorder; a stellar student constantly struggles to win his parents' approval; while another uses drugs to escape from his own demons. Written by Anonymous

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L'adolescence est le moment ou il faut choisir entre vivre et mourir. [The moment in adolescence when one must choose between life and death] See more »

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Arclight Films

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2006 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Thirty 7 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD1,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$446,125
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Production Co:

Kojo Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby (Western Electric Sound System)| Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the audio-commentary, the film was visually inspired by 'Gus van Sant''s, Elephant (2003). See more »

Quotes

Sean: People are scared of dying... I'm not...
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Crazy Credits

End credits start with: Dedicated to my dear friend Kelly Born February 7th - 8:34pm Died September 3rd - 2:37pm See more »

Connections

Featured in The Making of '2:37' (2007) See more »

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Gymnopedies No. 1
Written by Erik Satie
Performed by Aldo Ciccolini
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frighteningly real
23 August 2006 | by ndivaSee all my reviews

2:37 succeeds admirably at showing us what Australian teenagers feel and don't say. These are the stories of real kids and I think we would be naive to think otherwise. The only new thing 2:37 really brings us is an Australian point of view. We often watch troubled American children but often fail to link the same problems to our own teens. Executed with clever and artful cinematography, I did however (upon immediate recognition of the disappointing final song) find the musical direction lacking in sophistication. I applaud the fabulous casting of this film. These are regular looking Aussie kids who invite plenty of sympathy because of this. Great performances all round and you can't top Gary Sweet, this film made me remember why sometimes high school sucked and unless you're squeamish, or you like to leave with warm and fuzzies, go and see 2:37.


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