Getting wet

Australia, 1983

Film

Fifteen year old Alex and his older brother, Michael both like the same girl who has worked in their family pub for years. When she accompanies the family on a holiday to the beach, Alex hopes he can attract her attention, but as usual it is Michael who gets the girl, but there are compensations for Alex.

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Credits

director

P.J. Hogan

producer

Chris Fitchett

production company

AFTRS

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

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