Danny Deckchair

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Jeff Balsmeyer makes his writing and directing debut with the Australian romantic comedy Danny Deckchair. Rhys Ifans plays Danny Morgan, a building tradesman living in the Sydney suburbs with his upwardly mobile real-estate agent girlfriend, Trudy (Justine Clarke). When she chooses to postpone their vacation together in order to show a house to TV personality Sandy Upman (Rhys Muldoon), Danny takes matters into his own hands by fastening helium balloons to a chair and sailing over the city. Landing in the small town of Clarence, he meets and falls in love with parking cop Glenda (Miranda Otto).

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Cast

Rhys Ifans
as Danny Morgan
Miranda Otto
as Glenda Lake
Justine Clarke
as Trudy Dunphy
Rhys Muldoon
as Sandy Upman
Alan Flower
as Ray Vitali
Brian Langsworth
as Real Estate Agent
Steve Rassios
as Real Estate Agent
Madeleine James
as Real Estate Woman
Gina Bortolin
as Helen Costas
Duncan Young
as Phil Stubbs
Ross Perrelli
as Young Bobby
Steven Rassios
as Real Estate Agent
Colin Angus
as Elderly Neighbor
Yanna Black
as Police Operator No. 1
Garrie Scott
as Party Shop Assistant
Maeve Byrne
as Police Operator No. 2
Peter Eyers
as Police Operator No. 3
Victoria Karozis
as Police Officer
Paul Wilson (XLIV)
as Air Traffic Controller
Ross Pirrelli
as Young Bobby
Danny Nash
as Air Traffic Controller
Keith Agius
as Police Officer
Anthony Phelan
as Jim Craig
Peter Eyres
as Police Operator #3
Nadia Townsend
as Linda Craig
Alex Mann
as Sandra Craig
Maggie Dence
as Meredith Butcher
Frank Magree
as Sergeant Dave
Peter Fisher
as Fire Captain Robbo
Jack Carty
as UFO Teenager
Jane Beddows
as Regina Carter
Jasmina Singh
as Indian Sister
Paviterjeet Singh
as Indian Sister
Michelle Collins
as Checkout Lady
Rajpreet Singh
as Indian Sister
Lester Morris
as Mr. Potts
Shar Grover
as Bus Stop Woman
Jeanette Cronin
as Maggie Pike
Nick Holland
as `In the Morning' Presenter
Stephen Holt
as Nobbie Furco
Angus King
as Darren Kehole
Nicholas Holland
as "In the Morning" Presenter
Simon Mills
as Old Codger
Marie Patane
as "In the Morning" Presenter
Tassa Behan
as Teenager
Karen Pang
as Sonya Tims
Kathryn Dagher
as Debby Lleyton
Michael Barnacoat
as Dick Lleyton
Martin Lewis
as Macadamia Ball Man
Rohan Seinor
as Macadamia Ball Man
Guy Leslie
as Brownie
Dane Carson
as Newsreader
Amanda Wenban
as Newsreader
Julia Zemiro
as Effusive Woman
Amanda Wenba
as Newsreader
Thomas Lloyd
as Reporter
Stephen Hobb
as Polesitter
Warwick Moss
as Wing Commander Matthews
Ken Porter
as Howard the Boss
Owen Buik
as Cement Man
David McCubbin
as News Director
Leanna Brockenshire
as Aus 11 Receptionist
Paul Eden
as Aus 11 Cameraman
Peter Franks
as Helicopter Pilot
Leon Fryer
as Reporter
Pam Singh
as Indian Mother
Leanne Brockenshire
as Aus 11 Receptionist
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Critic Reviews for Danny Deckchair

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Audience Reviews for Danny Deckchair

  • Oct 25, 2007
    I don't know why, but I always feel like I have to watch Rhys Ifans movies. I admit I was hoping the movie was going to be more about him in the air most of the time, but it wasn't too bad a film. A bit cheesy and whatnot, but it's a feel good movie.
    Curtis L Super Reviewer
  • Aug 19, 2007
    Very orginal & interesting film - funny too!
    Sarah P Super Reviewer
  • Jun 04, 2007
    Pretty good Aussie yarn of Danny dropping into a small town and turning everything upside down.
    Red L Super Reviewer
  • Mar 25, 2007
    Charming and warm Aussie flick.
    FanGirl B Super Reviewer

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