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Interview: Stephen Curry and Simon Wincer (The Cup)

Interview: Stephen Curry and Simon Wincer (The Cup). By Simon Miraudo. Simon Wincer has become the go-to guy for equine-centric films, having directed Phar Lap, The Lighthorseman, countless westerns, and now The Cup, based on Damien Oliver/Media Puzzle’s legendary win at the 2002 Melbourne Cup. Stephen Curry stars as Oliver – whose brother Jason died […]

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Race for the prize – The Cup review

The Cup – Starring Stephen Curry, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel MacPherson. Directed by Simon Wincer. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Has there ever been a story as ripe for a big screen realisation as Damien Oliver’s triumphant run at the 2002 Melbourne Cup atop tempestuous Irish steed Media Puzzle, mere days after the death of […]

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Trailer Debut: The Cup

The trailer for upcoming Aussie flick The Cup – concerning Damien Oliver’s win at the 2002 Melbourne Cup – has arrived online. Stephen Curry stars as Oliver, with Daniel MacPherson playing his brother Jason (who was killed in a racing accident days before the big race). The clip certainly doesn’t play down the tear-jerking aspect […]

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