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Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Post 280 - The Big Steal Soundtrack LP

The Big Steal is a 1990 Australian film directed by Nadia Tass starring Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan and Steve Bisley. In his first leading role Ben Mendelsohn plays Danny Clark, a bumbling eighteen-year-old guy. He knows what it takes to be cool and have some style, it's just that he seems to struggle to get there. Danny has enthusiasm and passion and only wants two things more than anything in the world. A Jaguar XJ6 and a date with the gorgeous Joanna Johnson (an early role for then 17-year old Claudia Karvan). The film won the Best Screenplay (David Parker & Max Dann), Best Original Music Score (Phil Judd) and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Steve Bisley) and was nominated for 6 more Awards at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) for 1990. The Music was by Chris Gough and Philip Judd. "The Big Steal" (90317 2571-2) was released in 1990 on WEA and is here for you to download. The Soundtrack includes songs by Philip Judd and Tim Finn, The Makers, Schnell Fenster, Boom Crash Opera, Mental As Anything, Bang The Drum, The Breaknecks, Big Storm and The Front Lawn.


AussieRock said...

Thanks Ozzie
Saw your link on Midoztouch and thought I'd check it out.
Always glad to get hold of Aussie releases - especially soundtracks that usually feature 'non-album' tracks.

Linda Vandermeer said...

Love these hard to find soundtracks. Speaking of which, I have been trying to find a rare Tim Finn song called You Saved the World off the soundtrack the Les Patterson Long Player. Any chance you have this track in your awesome collection? Much appreciated.