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Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)

The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, ... See full summary »

Director:

Graeme Rattigan

Writers:

David Giles (screenplay by), Graeme Rattigan (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aden Gillett ... David
Jack Thompson ... Harry
Jacqueline McKenzie ... Emma
Naomi Watts ... Louise
Phillip Holder Phillip Holder ... Garth (as Philip Holder)
Zoe Bertram ... Juliet
Jo Bolton Jo Bolton ... Acrobats
Brendan Coleman Brendan Coleman ... Acrobats
Marty Cunningham Marty Cunningham ... Acrobats
Frederique Fouche ... Acrobats (as Frédérigue Fouché)
Judith Langan Judith Langan ... Acrobats
Simon Marsh Simon Marsh ... Acrobats
Karen Murphy Karen Murphy ... Acrobats
Natalie Saleeba ... Acrobats
Ross Vegas Ross Vegas ... Acrobats
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The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, nor do they have a proper license. Emma also announces that she is very ill, and all she wants is a wedding. The other four friends then try to find a way to make it all happen... Written by Bijou <Bijou@AppliedIS.com>

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1997 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bailando bajo la luz del faro See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Silver Turtle Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The house used in Under the Lighthouse Dancing was transported back to Perth from Rottnest Island and rebuilt in the riverside suburb of Bicton. It was subsequently damaged in the tornadoes of May 2005. See more »

Soundtracks

Amor Serenade
Written by Jaime Jimenez (as J. Jimenez)/Paul Brandoli (as P. Brandoli)
Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd
Performed by Culture Shock
Courtesy of Columbia/Sony Music Pty Ltd
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Inspiring
4 December 1998 | by Mar-15See all my reviews

I found this to be a most enjoyable and inspiring movie. It makes you almost feel the wind in your hair and you find yourself longing to go to this island. We should all be so lucky to have friends who are willing to go that extra mile to make things happen. I was a bit surprised that a few others had commented on this movie saying it was boring, about nothing and a dud. I felt sorry that they missed the whole point of the film. It's a testament and celebration of true love and enduring friendships. I highly recommend it and can watch it again and again.


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