Cult Sinema Australiana presents: They're a Weird Mob

When:
08 Jun 2017
20:00 - 23:00
Location:
244–248 William St, Potts Point NSW 2011
Venue:
Kings Cross Hotel

They're a Weird Mob, 1966

Based on the popular Australian comic novel written by John O'Grady under the pseudonym "Nino Culotta" (the name of the main character of the book), this is a “reverse Crocodile Dundee” fish-out-of-water comedy about a goofy, good-natured Italian immigrant, newly arrived in Australia. He expected to work for his cousin as a sports writer for an Italian language magazine. However, on arrival in Sydney Nino discovers that the cousin has abandoned the magazine, leaving a substantial debt to Kay Kelly. Nino declares that he will get a job and pay back the debt.

Curated & hosted by Jay Katz & Miss Death
Professor Vrasidas Karalis

Professor of Modern Greek, Byzantine and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney for 20 years, and more recently New Testament Studies. He has also worked in translation, especially of the Australian Nobel Laureate Patrick White and translated three of his major novels into Greek. 


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