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One Perfect Day (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 February 2004 (Australia)
Tommy Matisse, a gifted musician, undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene.

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Paul Currie
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Spielman ... Tommy Matisse
Leeanna Walsman ... Alysse Green
Nathan Phillips ... Trig
Dawn Klingberg ... Bag Lady
Leigh Whannell ... Chris
Frank Gallacher Frank Gallacher ... Malcolm
Malcolm Robertson Malcolm Robertson ... Beck
Josephine Eberhard Josephine Eberhard ... Nurse
Roy Davies Roy Davies ... Sick Old Man
Amy McKay Amy McKay ... Orderly 1
Toni Joel Toni Joel ... Orderly 2
Abbie Cornish ... Emma Matisse
Nathan Wentworth Nathan Wentworth ... Stevie
Alex Menglet ... Bernard May
Kerry Armstrong ... Carolyn Matisse
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Storyline

Tommy Matisse is a gifted musician studying at London's Royal Academy of Music, where he is striving to write a brilliant new operatic song called "One Perfect Day" in conjunction with his girlfriend Alysse back in Australia. When Tommy's sister Emma dies of a drug overdose after a night of clubbing with Alysse, he returns to Melbourne and breaks up with Alysse when she admits her part in Emma's death. As Alysse seeks solace in drugs and in the arms of a manipulative nightclub owner, Tommy undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene. Fate brings them together again when Tommy reworks their opera by infusing classical music with electronic beats, but further tragedy is just around the corner... Written by Alexander Lum

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Did You Know?

Quotes

Trig: Your gonna be hot girl. Hot like wasabi!
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Peter's Def Jam (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

One Perfect Sunrise
Orbital featuring Lisa Gerrard
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Amazing!!
8 May 2005 | by rachelakamonkeySee all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Tribeca Film Festival and it was amazing!!! Everyone gave a standing ovation to OPD. I cant wait till it releases over here in the US so I can see it again. The acting was incredible. OPD will surely make you laugh and cry hysterically. 3 THUMBS UP!!! OPD will make you think twice about taking drugs. Excellent one of the best foreign movies I ever seen! The music is phenomenal!! I cant wait till it comes out over here in the US so people would take out sometime out of their lives to see such an amazing movie worth watching and worth the money! I think if it is released over here soon I think a lot of people will be touched by this movie and Think Twice! WAY TO GO OPD!!!


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Country:

Australia

Language:

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Release Date:

19 February 2004 (Australia) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$841,761
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