Swinging Safari

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"Staying alive was harder than you think."
  • R
  • 2018
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.6  (2,649)
  • 69

Swinging Safari is a 2018 Australian comedy-drama film directed and written by Stephan Elliott. Starring Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, and Jesse Denyer, the film is set in 1975 in a suburban Australian town that is undergoing a period of cultural and social transformation. The film follows the lives of three families who live next door to each other in the same street. The characters are struggling to cope with the societal changes that are slowly reshaping their world. While their parents are grappling with the problems of adulthood, their children are trying to find their place in a world that is becoming increasingly complex and confusing.

Jeff Marsh (Guy Pearce) is a whiz kid and a local celebrity who is renowned for his extraordinary inventions. Jeff and his wife, Kaye (Kylie Minogue), are dealing with their own marital problems as they struggle to keep up with the changing times. Meanwhile, their children, who are also grappling with the challenges of adolescence, are caught up in their own struggles, from bullying to young love to dealing with eccentric parents.

Across the street, the characters of the Halls and the Joneses are dealing with their own personal and family issues. Rick Jones (Julian McMahon) is a famous TV anchor, who is trying to keep up appearances despite his marriage being on the rocks. Meanwhile, the Hall family is dealing with their son's obsession with a pot-bellied pig and their young daughter's love affair with a local boy.

As they navigate their way through the social and cultural upheavals that are happening around them, the characters in Swinging Safari are forced to confront their own shortcomings and failures. They must also learn to accept the new and unfamiliar cultural norms that are slowly creeping into their lives, regardless of whether they are comfortable with them or not.

Swinging Safari is a film that uses both humor and drama to highlight the complexities of modern life. Through the characters of the Marshs, Halls, and Joneses, the film examines the changes that 1970s Australia was undergoing, as well as the challenges that lay ahead for the country.

At its core, Swinging Safari is a film about the nature of change, and how people struggle to adapt to new and unfamiliar social norms. Through its witty and insightful script, as well as its talented cast of actors, the film succeeds in creating a highly engaging and entertaining look at the cultural upheaval of 1970s Australia. Whether you are an Australian or just interested in the country's history and culture, Swinging Safari is a film that should not be missed.

Swinging Safari is a 2018 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 69.

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    5.6  (2,649)
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