• Search Keywords

  • Year

  • Production Status

  • Genre

  • Co-production

  • SA Supported

  • Indigenous creative

  • Length

  • Technique

  • SHARE THIS PAGE

The Screen Guide

Joey Dredge is in trouble: he's been expelled from school after throwing himself off the tuckshop roof again; is haunted by the death of his father; hates his mother's new boyfriend and his bully son; and has just discovered that he has to spend Christmas with the lot of them down at their beach house by the bay. All looks hopeless until Albert, Joey's long-lost great-grandfather appears unexpectedly after a stint in prison. Joey soon finds himself a wonderful friend and a partner in crime...

Powered by

Viewing Options

Choose a viewing option below

Crew

Director
David Swann
Writers
David Swann
Producer
Chris Warner
Dir. of Photography
Laszlo Baranyai ACS
Composer
Ricky Edwards
Editor
Ken Sallows ASE
Production Designer
Tracy Watt

Cast

Warren Mitchell - Peter Rowsthorn - Daniel Kellie - Susan Lyons - Terry Gill - Maggie King - Valerie Bader - Christopher Chapman

Production Details

Production Completion
1997
Genre
Comedy, Family
Production Company
Rooster Productions Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Beyond Distribution

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • US Comedy Arts Festival
    (2000)
  • Cinemedia Greg Tepper Award
    (1998)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Vic
    (1998)