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      Is This the Real World

      2015 1h 28m Drama List
      Reviews 75% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Mark finds his first real love and tries to escape all the bad things in his life with her. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      David Stratton The Australian The scenes between the young lovers are handled with sensitivity and evoke that intense yearning that comes with first love. Rated: 3/5 May 27, 2016 Full Review Jim Schembri 3AW A brooding, coming-of-age high school drama in which brooding teenager Mark (Sean Keenan) has trouble fitting in to his new school after being thrown out of his old one. Rated: 2.5/5 Dec 26, 2016 Full Review Andrew L. Urban Urban Cinefile Absolutely first class performances ... (but) he story is not strong or layered enough to carry us along May 31, 2016 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member The film is compelling as a coming of age story about a rebellious teenager trying to find his way in a life that seems to push back on him at every corner. The issue is, there isnt a whole lot in the way of memorable scenes and moments. The movie functions well in terms of performances and pacing, but it needed something to help me really dial in with it emotionally. Giving us a better sense of who he is in the midst of his highs and lows could have helped connect his choices with the scenes where he is at his most vulnerable and broken. But I did like the movie on a conceptual level, giving me enough to grab on to the idea of a young man trying to make sense of his world, watching as he learns how to measure his projected confidence against the reality of the hurts and fears that it masks. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member awesome aussie indy movie. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Mark finds his first real love and tries to escape all the bad things in his life with her.
      Director
      Martin McKenna
      Producer
      Martin McKenna, John Hipwell, Ben Michael, Alison Telford
      Screenwriter
      Martin McKenna
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 22, 2017
      Runtime
      1h 28m
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