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Amy (1997)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 27 August 1998 (Australia)
Amy is a story of a young girl who witnesses her dad's death on stage at a rock concert. She becomes mentally mute/deaf after this, and 4 years later discovers she can communicate only by ... See full summary »

Director:

Nadia Tass

Writer:

David Parker
10 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alana De Roma ... Amy Enker
Rachel Griffiths ... Tanya Rammus
Ben Mendelsohn ... Robert Buchanan
Nick Barker Nick Barker ... Will Enker
Kerry Armstrong ... Sarah Trendle
Jeremy Trigatti Jeremy Trigatti ... Zac Trendle
William Zappa ... Bill Trendle
Torquil Neilson Torquil Neilson ... Luke Lassiter
Sullivan Stapleton ... Wayne Lassiter
Mary Ward Mary Ward ... Mrs. Mullins
Susie Porter ... Anny Buchanan
Frank Gallacher Frank Gallacher ... Dr Urquhart
Malcolm Kennard ... Brian Cosgrove
Jan Friedl Jan Friedl ... Susan Hammett
Jeremy Kewley ... Maurice Reitman
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Storyline

Amy is a story of a young girl who witnesses her dad's death on stage at a rock concert. She becomes mentally mute/deaf after this, and 4 years later discovers she can communicate only by singing. Written by SnowYs <littlebutton@geocities.com>

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Plot Keywords:

grief | healing | trauma | mutism | singer | See All (48) »

Taglines:

She taught the world to sing. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some domestic violence, disturbing images and brief language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

27 August 1998 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Amy em busca de si mesma See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The venue for the concert towards the end of the film where Amy is found is the Sydney Myer Music Bowl. It is located in gardens near the centre of Melbourne and is used for a wide range of functions, including concerts and Carols by Candlelight. See more »

Goofs

Amy's travels, when she is lost, take her through a wide range of Melbourne locations, and represent a long convoluted trip, which would most likely beyond the average 8-year-old child, requiring much walking and considerable use of public transport. See more »

Quotes

Tanya Rammus: Do you think that someone who can't speak, could sing?
Dr. Urquhart: I once saw a woman who couldn't walk, but she could dance.
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Outstanding Australian Movie
3 June 2006 | by jesshallSee all my reviews

Amy is one of the first Australian movies in a long time to hit a true cord! For those that have hit a hard time and know what it is like to live on the outskirts after having been given a glimpse of the high life, this movie will hit home.

Performances by Rachel Griffiths, Alana De Roma & even Nick Barker are outstanding.

The soundtrack complimnents the film from every angle Nick Barker has outdone himself.

This is a movie that that moves and is capable of making us all feel.

On a side note even those of us that find Ben Mendelson annoying can live with his performance in this film!


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