Don's Party (1982)

Don's Party


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Early in his career, Australian director Bruce Beresford helmed Don's Party, which closely mirrors Shampoo in its basic premise and its edgy correlations between sex and politics. One pivotal election night, Don, played by John Hargreaves, throws a party for a group of friends, ostensibly so that everyone can watch the ballots roll in on television. But when booze is consumed in quantity, inhibitions are kicked downstairs. Particularly boorish under the influence of alcohol are Don's male … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David Williamson
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On DVD: Aug 14, 2001



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Full Review… | May 20, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 15, 2005
New York Times
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Aussie version of 'The Big Chill'

January 5, 2005
Atlantic City Weekly

Don's Party reveals the silliness and immaturity of male bonding when it remains on the infantile level.

Full Review… | February 4, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

July 23, 2005

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