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PG| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Australians Rex Williamson (Vince Colosimo) and his family struggle to make ends meet in an opal-mining community in the Outback. Daughter Kellyanne (Sapphire Boyce) passes the time with her two imaginary friends, Pobby and Dingan. When the rest of the family grow tired of her obsession with her nonexistent buddies, Rex tells his daughter that Pobby and Dingan are lost in the mine. Bad times lie ahead for the family when Kellyanne reacts badly to the news.

Cast: Vince Colosimo , Jacqueline McKenzie , Christian Byers , Sapphire Boyce , Peter Callan , Andy McPhee , Robert Menzies , Adam Morgan

Director: Peter Cattaneo

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opal Dream (2005)

Release Date: November 22nd, 2006|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    It's tear-jerker material but ends up being quite touching, and it's a good choice for family viewing. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Though there are no Montys, full or otherwise, the finale will lift you up. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A fanciful wisp of a film that feels slight at times. It's based on the slender novella "Pobby and Dingan," by Ben Rice, who also co-wrote the screenplay. Yet it winds up making some keen observations on the power of imagination. show more

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