Birthday (1980)

M is the most esteemed professional of the many girls at Scarlet's but, even on her birthday, it's business as usual. M's trade is sex, but sex doesn't sell the way it used to; what clients are searching for, paying for, is… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 17, 1980
DVD Release Date: November 25, 2008
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Don Groves

A slow-simmering Aussie drama about yearning for love and spiritual truth.

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Simon Miraudo

There are a couple of questionable directorial choices ... but ultimately Birthday is a nicely performed drama that offers a genuinely fresh take on a tired subject.

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Anders Wotzke

An introverted film about an extroverted subject, which is what makes it such a delicate, unique experience.

Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Underdeveloped it may be, but it's clear that James Harkness is reaching for something meaningful; he just hasn't reached it here.

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