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Tulip (1998)

  Directed by: Rachel Griffiths
Written by: Rachel Griffiths
Starring: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell
Links: Tulip on the IMDb
Genre: Short

This movie gets: 8.00 (1 rating)
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"A nice start" - a review by pearly

In Rachel Griffiths's directorial debut, the short film Tulip, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell plays Will, a man who has recently become a widower. If you can use the word "cute" to describe a film without the usage coming across as patronising, then it would probably be a good word to use in this instance.

I've been a fan of Tingwell's work since his collaborations with the Working Dog guys, and he doesn't disappoint here. While he's good in comedic roles, it's nice to see him as a contemplative old man in this slightly more serious film.

Tulip is uniquely Australian, and there are certainly worse ways to spend 15 minutes of your time.

pearly gives this movie 8 out of 10.
Review created on Wed 12 May 2004

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Reader comments

  1. I thik this movie is also pretty cute however it reminds me alot like the book belinda the cow by pamela allen. It is a satisfying movie however i think that it is a bit too dull and there need to be more things happening for the short time it goes for.

    A comment from fairybreaddiva on Mon 07 Mar 2005 19:51 #

  2. Yehh i think that its a pretty sad movie but a gr8 one too and at least the movie can go on for a longer period

    Rating given: 8

    A comment from Rayan on Wed 13 Jul 2005 15:15 #

  3. yehh ill rate this a 10 because i think that this movie makes alot of sense and i really enjoyed it

    Rating given: 10

    A comment from Mz Batista on Wed 13 Jul 2005 15:19 #

  4. Yow Wassup kids men i really did enjoy that aussie movie and im gonna rate this a 9

    Rating given: 9

    A comment from John Cena on Wed 13 Jul 2005 15:35 #

  5. excellent.great for my assessment task n related material for yr 12 work

    Rating given: 10

    A comment from Brucey on Thu 18 May 2006 18:12 #

  6. Loved it!amazing significance of the husband making a new transition into another life.well done.definantly a keeper:-) i recommend this to everyone.

    Rating given: 10

    A comment from Lily on Thu 18 May 2006 18:15 #

Those who have commented give this movie: 9.40 (5 ratings)

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