Three Blind Mice

Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  94 min.
Release Date: October 9, 2009 (limited)
DVD: June 8, 2010

Current rating: Rating: 3.38
based on 6 votes and 1 reviews
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Cast: Wen Leslie, Toby Schmitz, Matthew Newton, Tina Bursill


Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancée; and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry just loves playing cards. Throughout the night the boys lose each other, find themselves, and along the way discover courage, friendship and redemption.

Director: Matthew Newton
Studio: KinoSmith
Producer(s): Ben Davis
Screenplay: Matthew Newton

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  • 5 stars "This film impressed me very much at the Toronto International Film Festival and still stands as the most moving and memorable of the week. The writer/director (who also acted) nailed the inner turmoil and external manifestations that the three sailors experienced during a 24-hour shore leave in Sydney, Australia. Marvelously naturalist performances, snappy dialogue, bold action and timely tight shots (filmed by a documentary cinematographer in doc style) all contrived to produce a complete sympathy with the three lead characters. Details about the early warning of trouble aren't revealed until deep into the second-half and when it happened, several members of my audience felt the need to lea"
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