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Bra Boys
Bra Boys
Actors: Koby Abberton, Sunny Abberton, Mark Mathews, Johnny Gannon, Richie Vass
Director: Sunny Abberton & Macario De Souza
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Documentary
R     2008     2hr 28min

Blood is Thicker than water A film about the cultural evolution of the Sydney beach side suburb of Maroubra and the social struggle faced by it s youth the notorious surf gang known as the Bra Boys. The first offic...  more »

     
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Actors: Koby Abberton, Sunny Abberton, Mark Mathews, Johnny Gannon, Richie Vass
Director: Sunny Abberton & Macario De Souza
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Music Artists, Classic Rock, Special Interests, Documentary
Studio: berkela
Format: DVD - Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 07/29/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 2hr 28min
Screens: Full Screen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
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Movie Reviews

A bit overhyped....
Jason | Münster, Germany | 12/06/2008
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Although the surfing and localism is quite incredible, the long pleas for trying to justify the Aussie "thug life" that these guys lived goes a bit overboard and actually bores the audience. A little further editing could have cut at least 30 min off this movie and had the same effect, without the boring narrations and interviews. Sometimes ignorance just can't be justified.
Coverage of the "murder in self defense" is the most interesting part of the film. Worth a watch, but I would doubt that this is a film most could watch twice."
Well worth a watch
MarnieB | VIC, Australia | 01/28/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"A fascinating & absorbing documentary.
I found "Bra Boys" eye opening and awe inspiring.
I came across this film by chance and I've watched it three times now - each time getting something new out of it.
The surfing is incredible - as you'd expect - and the story of the Atherton brothers and The Bra Boys is fascinating.
I highly recommend this film."