Bad hair, hard men, harder women, blokes who have trouble expressing themselves, people trying to make an honest buck, folks for whom honesty is just a word, dust. Fortunately, Michael Dorman (it refers to the part of a truck that has the cab and engine, to which one can attach trailers) is an odd little film, especially when the camera starts seeing things from Thomas' "artistic" point of view (see below).The story is not hugely surprising (how many stories can be written about a man and a truck?In New South Wales Roz and her husband Harold and their son Tom live near the beach, and widow Lil and her son Ian too, nearby.Roz and Lil are best friends, and young adults Tom and Ian too.After borrowing money from a dodgy loan shark, Thomas' wishes seem to be coming true.But as Thomas sinks further into debt, his desperation for work keeps him away from Melissa.Mick is slack, cynical, and most of all, unemployed. See full summary » Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. See full summary » A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying.
Kurstin informs the duo of a sure fire way to make money. Luke Glanton is a locally-famous motorcycle stuntman working in a traveling act for state fairs.
Sure its not an action packed, big budget film, but its got a lot of heart. I think it is a story a lot of Australians can relate to.
Ben Mendelsohn (born 3 April 1969) is an Australian actor.
See full summary » Beatle is a quirky loner who refuses to live by society's rules.
Her business cards read "Towing/Assassination," and she even has a hit man infomercial to go along with it. See full summary » The rating this movie has is just absurd.
While the fair is in Altamont, Glanton is visited by his ex-lover, Romina, and learns that he is the father of her son.
Glanton quits his job as a stuntman to stay in town and provide for his child, b...
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Robinson a veteran Captain of under-sea salvage receives news that he is to be made redundant.
Will they be able to cruise on easy street, or is the road to nowhere?
is a small film about big Australian spaces and the little Aussie battlers who try to fill them.