Buddies

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  • 1983
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.0  (130)

The film, Buddies, came out in 1983. The movie is a follow-up to John Dingwall's classic film. The basic idea of the movie is that it is about the working-class culture. In addition, it's also about the Australian male culture. Two pals are sapphire miners, and they live in outback central Queensland. They are the best of friends, and have been the best of friends for awhile. Mike and his friend, Johnny, travel to Emerald, and decide to stay there. They like the culture, so Mike convinces Johnny to stay in Emerald. In the dialogue of the film, it mentions how the characters have an easy time adjusting to the customs of the land. Andy is the friend's rival because they are both trying to get ahold of the same unmanned land. Since they can't get along with each other, you see them spending a lot of time fighting with each other. The respective friends get revenge on Andy, and vice versa. Andy gets revenge on the friends. Ted is an iconic character in the movie. Since a movie has less time than a play, there isn't as much action in the film version. Stella and Jennifer are two women who are opposites in the way they live; however, they both live in the Australian Outback. The biggest two stars of the movie are the respective two miners, and you see their presence all the way through the film. There is information about mining in the film; however, it is presented in a comedy form. The main stars of the show are: Colin Friels as Mike, Kris McQuade as Stella, Harold Hopkins as Johnny, Simon Chilvers as Alfred, Norman Kaye as George,Lisa Peers as Jennifer, Bruce Spence as Ted, Andrew Sharp as Peter, and Dinah Shearing as Merle. The comedy is 97 minutes long.

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The film, Buddies, came out in 1983. The movie is a follow-up to John Dingwall's classic film. The basic idea of the movie is that it is about the working-class culture. In addition, it's also about the Australian male culture. Two pals are sapphire miners, and they live in outback central Queensland. They are the best of friends, and have been the best of friends for awhile.

Mike and his friend, Johnny, travel to Emerald, and decide to stay there. They like the culture, so Mike convinces Johnny to stay in Emerald. In the dialogue of the film, it mentions how the characters have an easy time adjusting to the customs of the land. Andy is the friend's rival because they are both trying to get ahold of the same unmanned land. Since they can't get along with each other, you see them spending a lot of time fighting with each other. The respective friends get revenge on Andy, and vice versa. Andy gets revenge on the friends.

Ted is an iconic character in the movie. Since a movie has less time than a play, there isn't as much action in the film version. Stella and Jennifer are two women who are opposites in the way they live; however, they both live in the Australian Outback. The biggest two stars of the movie are the respective two miners, and you see their presence all the way through the film. There is information about mining in the film; however, it is presented in a comedy form.

The main stars of the show are: Colin Friels as Mike, Kris McQuade as Stella, Harold Hopkins as Johnny, Simon Chilvers as Alfred, Norman Kaye as George,Lisa Peers as Jennifer, Bruce Spence as Ted, Andrew Sharp as Peter, and Dinah Shearing as Merle. The comedy is 97 minutes long.

  • Release Date
    1983
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (130)