• Danny Deckchair (2003)

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Release Date: August 11th, 2004

DVD Release Date: December 21st, 2004

PG-13|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Unlucky-in-love Danny Morgan (Rhys Ifans) ties helium balloons to a deck chair as a party joke but accidentally gets untethered and ends up floating high across Australia. Eventually, he crash lands and is rescued by small-town traffic cop Glenda (Miranda Otto). Danny is greatly appreciated by the townspeople for being inventive and clever, and he and Glenda begin a whimsical romance. When his past comes back to haunt him, his new life gives him strength to face it.

Cast: Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto, Justine Clarke, Rhys Muldoon, Frank Magree, Andrew Phelan, Andrew Batchelor, Jules Sobotta

Director: Jeff Balsmeyer

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Macquarie Film Corporation, City Productions Pty. Limited

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  • In the warm, sparkling character comedy Danny Deckchair, the Welsh actor (Rhys Ifans) moves to center stage, but it has taken a trip to Australia to get him there. show more

  • Danny Deckchair may be a trifle, but it offers a breezy lift for the dog days of summer. show more

  • This handsome movie works thanks to its lack of pretension and an atmosphere somewhat akin to the gentle wackiness of director Bill Forsyth's better works. show more

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