Doing Time for Patsy Cline
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The talented teenage son of outback farmers, Ralph dreams of becoming an American country music star. When his supportive, hard working parents hand him tickets to Nashville, he is elated and eager to embark upon the highway to stardom, but before he can, the callow Ralph must learn a few life lessons on the road to Sydney. Paying tribute to country music, this sprightly comedy follows the his adventures after he is picked up by charming crook Boyd and his moll, a stunning red head who can sing as well as her namesake Patsy Cline. Ralph's education begins after the police stop Boyd, who is… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Who knew Miranda Otto could sing like that?"
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"Claims to run 95 minutes but feels more like 25 to life."
‑ Matt Singer, Village Voice
"It's a fun but somewhat uneven romp, enlivened by its unusual setting and lovely female lead, Miranda Otto."
‑ Victor Minjares, Film Threat
"This muddled cinematic ballad to American country music concerns a naïve, guitar-toting farm boy who leaves home to seek his musical fortune in Nashville."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"A down-under fable with a sweet country-music twang."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A clever tale told with a small cast of enormous talent."
‑ Susan Lambert, Boxoffice Magazine
"Overall the charm of the film works its spell, and director Kennedy shows confidence in juggling understated comedy and gently sentimental drama."
‑ David Stratton, Variety
"Warmly affirmative and watchable."
‑ Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
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