The Dish

  • Film
  • Comedy
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Sitch and company follow their bonzer Aussie comedy The Castle with a wry and gently patriotic retelling of how a satellite dish in the middle of a sheep paddock and its small team of operators broadcast the first Moon landing to the watching world. The story is slight, a mishap with the power supply and an unexpected gale providing the only notes of tension. But the warmth and breadth of the characterisation, which extends from Neill and his team to a NASA interpolator, half the local community and the Australian PM, certainly commends it, and the throwaway comic detail is very endearing.

Release details

Duration: 101 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Rob Sitch
Screenwriter: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Rob Sitch
Cast: Sam Neill
Kevin Harrington
Tom Long
Patrick Warburton
Genevieve Mooy
Tayler Kane
Billie Brown
Roy Billing
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