When the imaginary friends of a young girl living in Australia's Lightning Ridge opal-mining town go missing, the inexplicable illness that befalls her soon prompts her brother to organize a desperate search for his sister's transparent pals in director Peter Cattaneo's adaptation of Ben Rice's popular children's novella. Kellyanne is a young girl with a vivid imagination and two invisible friends named Pobby and Dingan. Though her brother, Ashmol, was never the affectionate type, his concern at seeing his little sister become ill after Pobby and Dingan disappear quickly sets into motion an incredible journey that will serve as a transformative rite of passage for not just Ashmol, but the whole town of Lightning Ridge as well.

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Opal Dream (2006)

Family/Drama

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When the imaginary friends of a young girl living in Australia's Lightning Ridge opal-mining town go missing, the inexplicable illness that befalls her soon prompts her brother to organize a desperate search for his sister's transparent pals in director Peter Cattaneo's adaptation of Ben Rice's popular children's novella. Kellyanne is a young girl with a vivid imagination and two invisible friends named Pobby and Dingan. Though her brother, Ashmol, was never the affectionate type, his concern at seeing his little sister become ill after Pobby and Dingan disappear quickly sets into motion an incredible journey that will serve as a transformative rite of passage for not just Ashmol, but the whole town of Lightning Ridge as well.

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Cast
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Sapphire Boyce

Kellyanne Williamson
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Christian Byers

Ashmol Williamson
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Vince Colosimo

Rex Williamson
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Jacqueline McKenzie

Annie Williamson
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Robert Morgan

Sid
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Anna Linarello

Betsy
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Denise Roberts

Vera Dunkley
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Peter Callan

Dan Dunkley
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Stephen Potter

Lyndon Dunkley
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Sharni Honor

Sandra Dunkley
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Lisa Flanagan

Ms Banamooka
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Anthony Braun

Lyndon's Gang
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Casey Frew

Lyndon's Gang
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Martin Grava

Lyndon's Gang
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Roberto Crisa

Jes
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Alan O'Toole

Curtis
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David Field

Jack the Quack
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Michael Allen

Ronnie
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Eliza Lovell

Pat
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Adam Morgan

Donny
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Robert Menzies

Humph
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Peter Douglas

Pete
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Andy McPhee

Harris
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Robert Hamblyn

Heavy Miner
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John Clark

Neville
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James Edwards

Court Clerk
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Kerry Ann Reid

Stenographer (as Kerry Reid)
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Nicholas Bell

Judge McNulty
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Andy Anderson

Nichols
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Hayley Staveley

(voice)
Crew
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Peter Cattaneo

Director
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Peter Cattaneo

Writer
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Phil Traill

Writer
Disc Releases
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Opal Dream

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/3/2007

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