33 Postcards Poster

Release Date: May 17th, 2013

DVD Release Date: August 27th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
A Chinese orphan (Zhu Lin) meets her longtime Australian sponsor (Guy Pearce) and discovers that he leads a far less idyllic life than his postcards to her suggest.

Cast: Guy Pearce, Zhu Lin, Claudia Karvan, Elaine Jin, Rhys Muldoon, Lincoln Lewis, Terry Serio, Kain O'Keeffe

Director: Pauline Chan

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Gravitas Ventures

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  • The main problem is the criminal subplot, full of Aussie villains snarling “mate” at one another and landing bloodless punches on Dean. 33 Postcards is what happens when someone grafts a prison angle onto “Pollyanna” — the tough guys just get in the way. show more

  • Equal parts thriller and feel-good inspirational tale, 33 Postcards succeeds mainly in provoking the viewer’s sense of disbelief. show more

  • The dependable Australian actor Guy Pearce is always welcome, even in a well-meaning dud like 33 Postcards. show more

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