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The Night We Called it a Day

OT: The Night We Called it a Day

Paul Goldman // United Kingdom, Australia, 2003
Fiction Feature // FF2003



In 1974, troubled Australian concert promoter, Rod Blue (Joel Edgerton), takes one big gamble to save his skin and persuades Frank Sinatra (Dennis Hopper) to go on tour in Australia. But when Sinatra insults a journalist at the opening press conference, Blue finds not only the papers, but also the unions against him. Meanwhile all Sinatra does is flirt with his young wife (Melanie Griffith). Paul Goldman’s bitter comedy depicts Sinatra as being caustic and cynical, and provides a reminder of the power trade unions had in the 70s.



The Night We Called it a Day

Fiction Feature


Offizielles Programm//FF2003

United Kingdom, Australia


97 min


Paul Goldman

Michael Thomas, Peter Clipton

Dennis Hopper, Rose Burne, Melanie Griffith, Portia De Rossi

Nik Powell, Emile Sherman

Daniel Ruhlman

Steve Evans

Rupert Gregson Williams

Michael Philips

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