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The Year My Voice Broke (John Duigan, 1987) Kennedy-Miller; Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell, Lynette Curran, Malcolm Robertson, Judi Farr, Tim Robertson, Bruce Spence, Harold Hopkins, Nick Tate, Vincent Ball, Anja Coleby, Kylie Ostara, Kelly Dingwall, Dorothy St Heaps, Colleen Clifford, Kevin Manser, Mary Regan, Queenie Ashton; coming-of-age, rite of passage; 105 min.
In 1962 rural Australia, Danny watches as his best friend and first love, Freya, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off a chain of events that irreversibly changes the lives of everyone involved. IMDb.
For many, John Duigan's The Year My Voice Broke came to epitomise the archetypal 'rites of passage' story in an Australian context. Raffaele Caputo, Murray: 237.
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