The misadventures of a brother & sister when they escape the big city and venture into the Outback
A sister and her younger brother from a rich family in Melbourne flee to the Outback for a much-needed break. Ricky is a minstrel with a geologist degree while Pete is a subdued mechanical genius and inventor, albeit penniless. They find sanctuary in a desert mining town.
This decent Australian production from 1988 is not a comedy as touted; it’s a semi-offbeat drama with some amusing touches. It’s reminiscent of flicks like “Joyride” (1977) with Anne Lockhart & Melanie Griffith about youths... read the rest.