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Dimboola (1979)

Named after the actual outback town in Australia where the story takes place, Dimboola revolves around British reporter Vivian Worcester-Jones (Max Gillies) who gets more than he bargained for when sent by The Times to write an article on small-town life.

His visit coincides with a couple of young locals – Maureen (Natalie Bate) and Morrie (Bruce Spence) – getting married and between a hen’s night (that he manages to attend by dressing in drag), a buck’s party in a shearing shed (where the groom gets it on with a stripper) and the wedding itself, the reporter much to write about as nothing goes smoothly or to plan.

Much alcohol is consumed, unleashing a little anarchy, and in the end, the loose ends are tied up and Dimboola goes the way of all farces, ending on a happy note.

Morrie McAdam
Bruce Spence
Maureen Delaney
Natalie Bate
Vivian Worcester-Jones
Max Gillies
Dangles
Bill Garner
Horrie
Jack Perry
Shovel
Dick May
April
Esme Melville
Darcy
Terry McDermott
Angus 
Alan Rowe
Florence
Irene Hewitt
Shirl
Kerry Dwyer
Aggie
Val Jellay
Reverend Potts
Barrie Barkla
Father O’Shea
Tim Robertson
Jackleen
Laurel Frank

Director
John Duigan