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Aro Recommended Mullet


Australia 2001, 89 minutes
Dir. David Caesar
Rating: [M]
Genres: Drama


Aroview: Those expecting IDIOT BOX Part 2, may feel a little misled by the title, for despite the return of Ben Mendelsohn, there’s nary a mullet haircut or any stereotype in sight. Instead we get something altogether more mature, philosophical and ambitious – a slow burn, authentic meditation on life in an off-the-beaten-track Australian town.

Mendelsohn’s title character returns to the roost after seeking his fortune in the city to find his brother has married his former fiancé, while his presence also ripples through the rest of the community. With little plot or melodrama, this steadily involves and ultimately rewards patience with its attention to detail, crisp location photography and lucid message about miscommunicated love.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • deleted scenes
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • music clips
  • extra stuff
  • trailers

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