Don's Party
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Early in his career, Australian director Bruce Beresford helmed Don's Party, which closely mirrors Shampoo in its basic premise and its edgy correlations between sex and politics. One pivotal election night, Don, played by John Hargreaves, throws a party for a group of friends, ostensibly so that everyone can watch the ballots roll in on television. But when booze is consumed in quantity, inhibitions are kicked downstairs. Particularly boorish under the influence of alcohol are Don's male friends, who indulge in a barrage of insulting verbal attacks on each other when they aren't… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Aussie version of 'The Big Chill'"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"Don's Party reveals the silliness and immaturity of male bonding when it remains on the infantile level."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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