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« It’s a man’s country, sweetheart »

Wake in fright
Wake in Fright, 1971, by Ted Kotcheff. NLT Production. 1’10’’30

“Have a drink, mate?” may be the most popular question in Australia. Well, at least it seems when you watch some 1970s Australian movies. Not only does drinking seem to hold a major role in social relationships, but calling others “mate” embodies one of the most important aspects of Aussies’ culture: companionship. For better and for worse, apparently.

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