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Author: Elissa DownJimmy Jack, screenwriter.Tristram MiallFilm Finance Corporation Australia.Icon Entertainment International (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Icon Film Distribution, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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When Thomas and his family move to a new home and he has to start at a new schoool, all he wants is to fit in. His pregnant mother has to take things easy and his father puts him in charge of his autistic brother Charlie. Thomas, with the help of his girlfriends Jackie, faces his biggest challenge yet. Charlie's unusual antics take Thomas on an emotional journey that causes his pent up frustrations about his brother  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elissa Down; Jimmy Jack, screenwriter.; Tristram Miall; Film Finance Corporation Australia.; Icon Entertainment International (Firm); New South Wales Film and Television Office.
OCLC Number: 265219356
Language Note: In English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), with optional English subtitles available.
Notes: Cataloged from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: audio commentary with director Elissa Down ; interviews with cast and crew ; photographic slideshow.
Credits: Written by Elissa Down and Jimmy The Exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down.
Cast: Rhys Wakefield, Gemma Ward, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson and Toni Collette.
Target Audience: M - Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Note: contains offensive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen ; encoded for region 4 ; PAL.
Responsibility: [presented by] Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions in association with the New South Wales Film and Television Office ; directed by Elissa Down.

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When Thomas and his family move to a new home and he has to start at a new schoool, all he wants is to fit in. His pregnant mother has to take things easy and his father puts him in charge of his autistic brother Charlie. Thomas, with the help of his girlfriends Jackie, faces his biggest challenge yet. Charlie's unusual antics take Thomas on an emotional journey that causes his pent up frustrations about his brother to pour out - in a story that is funny, confronting and ultimately heart-warming.

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