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Leading article Australia

Going with the vibe

10 December 2022

9:00 AM

10 December 2022

9:00 AM

It has taken three decades for The Castle chooks to finally come home to roost. The 1997 film, one of Australia’s finest comedies and a smash hit at the time, had many wonderful attributes. It cemented the idea of ‘the pool room’ in Aussie culture, and turned the typical home-loving, family-oriented, greyhound-owning ‘bogan’ into a national hero and role model – and rightly so.

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