In her debut role, Jo Kennedy plays as an energetic singer who spends her days working behind a bar, entertaining dreams of becoming a big star.
Fully embracing the category of Australian rock musicals inspired by the fantasies of classical Hollywood – with a kitschy punk twist – Armstrong’s sophomore feature remains one of her most undervalued films. Armstrong embraces the spectacle of the genre; with dazzling choreography, location cinematography around Sydney Harbour, and a soundtrack by The Swingers and Tim Finn of Split Enz.
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