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QUEENSLAND

Australia, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: John Ruane

Doug always wanted to go to Queensland. When he and his mate, Aub, lose all their money at the dogs, Doug begins to see that shifting to Queensland is his only hope. Reunited with Marge, his de-facto wife, and with the help of Aub, the three of them decide to make the break.

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