Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)

Careful, He Might Hear You


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Set in Australia in the 1930s, this drama stars Nicholas Gledhill as P.S., a six-year-old boy who lives with his Aunt Lila (Robyn Nevin) and Uncle George (Peter Whitford). P.S.'s mother died in childbirth, so her sister Lila took him in, and while George and Lila don't have a lot of money, they've always done the best they can to give the boy a good home. One day, Lila's other sister Vanessa (Wendy Hughes) arrives after spending several years touring the world; Vanessa is quite wealthy, and upon … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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On DVD: Oct 16, 2001



as Vanessa Scott

as Lila Baines

as George Baines

as Mr. Hood

as Winnie Grindel

as Magician

as Mrs. Grindel

as Miss Pile
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

From the very first shot it's clear that cinematographer John Seale contributes enormously to the film's success. It's without doubt one of the most wonderfully photographed films of Australian cinema.

Full Review… | July 19, 2008
Urban Cinefile

Struggle between two sisters for custody of an eight-year-old boy.

Full Review… | August 19, 2004
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This is so very sad. Just because the poor kid had a wealthy, totally insane Aunt he got ripped away from the poor but wonderful Aunt.

Susan Daly

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