They're a Weird Mob (1966)

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Released 13-Jun-2003
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THEY'RE A WEIRD MOB is about Sydney, Weird Australia. In 1965, a sprawling, growing city of three million people. Easy going, down-to-earth and hilariously funny people. In truth a very weird mob.
Into the city and fresh off the boat comes innocent, Italian immigrant Nino Culotta who soon finds his promised sportswriter's job has vanished along with his bankrupt cousin and sponsor. A job as a builder's labourer comes his way and Nino quickly gets an education in how to be a fair dinkum Aussie, one of the "weird mob" with their outlandish language and strange ways.
Brought to the screen by the esteemed British producer-director Michael Powell ("The Red Shoes"), with a screenplay by his long-time collaborator Emeric Pressburger (under the pseudonym Richard Imrie), THEY'RE A WEIRD MOB stars versatile Italian actor Walter Chiari as "Nino" together with a who's-who of 1960's Australian show-biz legends including Chips Rafferty, Ed Devereaux, Slim DeGrey, John Meillon, Tony Bonner, Jeanie Drynan, Barry Creyton, Charles Little, Anne Haddy and Graham Kennedy.
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Starring
Walter Chiari
Clare Dunne
Ed Devereaux
Chips Rafferty
Judith Arthy
John Meillon
Slim De Gray
Alida Chelli
Anne Haddy
Tony Bonner
Jeanie Drynan
Charles Little
Graham Kennedy
Directed by
Michael Powell
Music
Alan Boustead
Walter Chiari
Reen Devereaux
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(82:49)
Drama 1966 107:25 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (320Kb/s)
Subtitles
English for the Hearing Impaired
Extras
Dolby Digital Trailer-Egypt, Main Menu Animation, Scene Selection Animation, Featurette-Making Of-The Story of The Making of They're A Weird Mob, Gallery-Photo, Theatrical Trailer, DVD Credits
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