Children of the Revolution
Children of the Revolution (1997)

This Australian film goes back and forth between the 1950's and 1990's. Politician Joe Welch is having some serious difficulties, for which he blames his mother. We learn why in a series of flashbacks that show that Joe's mother… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 2, 1997
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Uneven but also unflaggingly lively.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Oddball comic look at the disaster of Communism

Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

A fascinating film.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A uniformly excellent cast, a good ear for background music and a strong visual style carry the film

Peter Bradshaw

O'Sullivan expertly stitches together these two testimonies, linked yet separated by their differing experiences of the Palestinian cause.

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Fantastic! A great dark comedy about communism and it's side effects to a family in Australia. Hilarious! Wonderful performances by Judy Davis and Richard… More