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The Bit Part
Release Date: June 20, 1987
|Production Companies||:||Comedia Limited|
|Producers||:||Steve Vizard, Peter Herbert, John Gauci, Frank Brown, Ian Rogers|
|Writers||:||Steve Vizard, Ian McFadyen|
Career counsellor Michael Thornton decides to change his career and become an actor. He dreams of performing Shakespeare but ends up in a television ad where only his hands appear on camera. He finds a friend in actress Mary McAllister (Nicole Kidman) until she is called to Hollywood to star in a horror feature. Katrina Foster plays Michael's understanding wife Helen, who supports him while he pursues his elusive dream.