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Bran Nue Dae (2010)

Bran Nue Dae

Overview


Genre

Musical, Comedy, Drama

Release Date

September 10, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

88 min.

Studio

Freestyle Releasing

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Rachel Perkins

Producer

Graeme Isaac, Robyn Kershaw

Screenwriter

Rachel Perkins

Starring

Story


"Bran Nue Dae" is a charming new Australian-based, music-driven road movie/romantic comedy starring Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush that literally bursts onto the screen with unbridled energy and fun. Loosely based on one of Australia's most beloved and popular musicals, Bran Nue Dae is a foot stomping tour-de-force centering on the romantic adventures of a young aboriginal couple set against the spectacularly beautiful Australian landscape.

Pictures (8 photos)


Geoffrey Rush stars as Father Benedictus in Freestyle Releasing's Bran Nue Dae (2010)
Ernie Dingo stars as Uncle Tadpole and 'Missy' Higgins stars as Annie in Freestyle Releasing's Bran Nue Dae (2010)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..something about its exuberant eagerness to please gets lost in translation, and the glee becomes suffocating. This is one bright, sunny movie that makes you long for a rainy day..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
“..it's not exactly "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," but this innocuous adaptation of a 1990 Australian stage production could gain a similar cult following - if only Down Under - as a musical satire that's bouncy, bright and full of silly singalongs..”
by Ted Fry [Seattle Times]
“..is an infectiously joyful Australian Aboriginal musical..”
by Richard Nilsen [Arizona Republic]