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Love Serenade

R 1996 1h 41m Comedy List
90% Tomatometer 10 Reviews 81% Audience Score 1,000+ Ratings
Dimity (Miranda Otto), an introverted, unassuming waitress at a Chinese restaurant in the desolate Australian town of Sunray, has never been in a relationship. Her housemate and sister, Vicki-Ann (Rebecca Frith), a raucous hairdresser, spends her spare time reading romance novels and fantasizing about marriage. When Ken Sherry (George Shevtsov), a slimy, smooth-talking radio disc jockey from Brisbane, moves in next door, the two love-starved sisters compete for his affection. Read More Read Less

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Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly Rated: B- Sep 7, 2011 Full Review Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times I am always grateful when a movie shows me something I have never seen before. And in this case, something I shall undoubtedly never see again. Rated: 3/4 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Susan Stark Detroit News Rated: 2/4 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Christopher Null Filmcritic.com Rated: 3.5/5 May 22, 2005 Full Review Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice A quirky film that lances the mythology of romantic love. Feb 28, 2002 Full Review Bryant Frazer Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus Rated: B+ Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Read all reviews

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Sara M Golden Australian cinema. High quirk factor in the best kind of way. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/20/24 Full Review Audience Member Classic Aussie quirky dark comedy, with in incredible sound track. Don't leave before the final credits, or you will miss the ultimate quirkiness... Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/04/23 Full Review Audience Member Craving for love.... so many of us women are getting unbelievable stupid ... very refreshing story ... Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Audience Member I don't know what I expected, but this was a fun sort of movie Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member Deliciously quirky Australian black comedy about 2 sisters in a small country town who are vying for the affections of their new next door neighbour. Miranda Otto is perfect as the socially awkward Dimity in this laugh out loud film. Highly Recommended! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is hystericalll. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis Dimity (Miranda Otto), an introverted, unassuming waitress at a Chinese restaurant in the desolate Australian town of Sunray, has never been in a relationship. Her housemate and sister, Vicki-Ann (Rebecca Frith), a raucous hairdresser, spends her spare time reading romance novels and fantasizing about marriage. When Ken Sherry (George Shevtsov), a slimy, smooth-talking radio disc jockey from Brisbane, moves in next door, the two love-starved sisters compete for his affection.
Director
Shirley Barrett
Producer
Jan Chapman
Screenwriter
Shirley Barrett
Production Co
Miramax
Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jul 22, 2016
Box Office (Gross USA)
$600.2K
Runtime
1h 41m
Sound Mix
Surround