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August 30th 2011
Oranges and Sunshine this Saturday

The story of thousands of English children who were illegally transported to Australia in the 1950s and 60s is this month's Magnetic Island Film Society's movie, "Oranges and Sunshine," to be screened this Saturday night at the "all seasons" hotel in Nelly Bay.

The film is described by ABC's At the Movies' presenter, David Stratton, as "a fine achievement" with, "beautiful performances from every member of the cast,". For more, read (HERE)

Oranges and Sunshine scores four out of five stars from the At the movies reviewers.

Film details:
Classification: M
Duration: 104 mins
Genre: Drama
Director: Jim Loach
Lead actor: Emily Watson
Cast: Hugo Weaving, David Wenham
Producer: Camilla Bray, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman
Screenplay: Rona Munro
Music: Lisa Gerrard
Distributor: Icon Film Distribution
Language: English
Country: Australia

Screening details:
Screening at all seasons Magnetic International, 61 Mandalay Ave Nelly Bay
Screenings at 8 pm on First Saturday of the Month
Admission: Adults $10.00; Concession $8.00; Members Free.
Annual MIFS membership: $50.00 Conc. $40.00 Annual membership includes free admission for one calendar year (11 screenings) & discount tickets to the Annual MIFS Film Festival. Half-yearly also available.

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Tonia In reply to The ongoing price of Nelly Bay Harbour
It's 14 years since I last visited Maggy. I am shocked by Nelly Bay and saddened. It is insensitive, ugly and juxtaposed to the essence of Maggy. I embrace progress in general, but this is poorly conceived and executed. Shame.
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