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A slyly touching, doomed romance between two absurdly mismatched outcasts, this 1998 Australian feature is based on Andrew McGahan's best-selling first novel. Lethargic layabout Gordon (Peter Fenton) lives in a squalid Brisbane rooming house, surrounded by destitute old men and peeling paint. His pastimes, pursued with a certain enervated determination,...read more

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01:24 — Gordon is a listless, chain-smoking asthmatic with a rather insipid libido. Cynthia is a slightly pudgy nymphomaniac with a bad case of eczema. After (more…)

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A slyly touching, doomed romance between two absurdly mismatched outcasts, this 1998 Australian feature is based on Andrew McGahan's best-selling first novel. Lethargic layabout Gordon (Peter Fenton) lives in a squalid Brisbane rooming house, surrounded b… (more)

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