Two Hands


1h 44m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Jimmy is a 19-year-old ex-street kid, an aspiring young hooligan who loses ten thousand gangster dollars and has to pull his first bank job to avoid the bullet. Jimmy works as a Kings Cross strip club bouncer when he gets his big break into the world of crime and meets Alex, the girl of his dreams.

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Screen Australia; Screen Nsw; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
Becker Group Limited T/A Becker Entertainment; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

Jimmy is a 19-year-old ex-street kid, an aspiring young hooligan who loses ten thousand gangster dollars and has to pull his first bank job to avoid the bullet. Jimmy works as a Kings Cross strip club bouncer when he gets his big break into the world of crime and meets Alex, the girl of his dreams. The local drug dealing gangster, Pando, asks Jimmy to act as a 'courier.' He is sent out on what seems to be a simple job. However it all goes wrong when a twist of fate sees two street kids, Helen and Pete, stealing the cash.

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Screen Australia; Screen Nsw; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
Becker Group Limited T/A Becker Entertainment; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1999 Film Critics of Australia awards for Best Film, Best Supporting Actor (Bryan Brown) and Best Supporting Actress (Susie Porter).

Released in United States on Video December 6, 2005

Released in United States January 1999

Feature directorial debut for Gregor Jordan.

Began shooting April 1998.

Released in United States on Video December 6, 2005

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)