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Three Chords and a Wardrobe

Australia, 1998 (MIFF 1998, Fiction)

Director: Brendan Young

Nick is an aspiring muso searching for the perfect pop song who plays power chords, naked, in a wardrobe. His writer girlfriend, Rachel, needs help changing a light fitting. The scene is set for a showdown that produces some surprising and funny results. This tongue-in-cheek comedy takes a humorous swipe at relationships and popular psychology in the '90s.

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