R | | Comedy, Drama
A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.
Eric Bana's film debut.
Now here back: all landfill. Not allowed to build there.
Council Officer: Has the soil been tested?
Darryl Kerrigan: Oh yeah, nothing too serious in there... what do you know about lead?
In the Federal court, council for Airlink refer to the Kerrigans as the Respondent when in fact they would be the Appellant, appealing the decision from the Administrative tribunal.
In the Australian TV version, some expletives are censored awkwardly with aircraft noise.
$29,452 9 May 1999
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