The Cup Poster

Release Date: May 11th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 16th, 2012

PG|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In 2002, jockey Damien Oliver (Stephen Curry) loses his brother in a tragic racetrack accident mere days before he's due to ride in Australia's prestigious Melbourne Cup.

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Curry, Daniel MacPherson, Jodi Gordon, Bobby Fox, Martin Sacks, Harli Ames, Shaun Micallef

Director: Simon Wincer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Film Victoria, Ingenious Broadcasting, Screen Australia

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  • For one thing, all the characters are far too pleasant. show more

  • One wonders who the audience is for a film this far removed from the dirt and grime of the reality it claims to be based on, and why they find anything so squeaky-clean appealing. show more

  • The family drama The Cup revisits this popular win in a workmanlike fashion. show more

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