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A savage, surreal Australian comedy about an advertising executive who dies suddenly for a few minutes, and upon his awakening he finds the world maniacally, bizarrely changed. Based on the Peter Carey novel, and one of the most inspired absurdist films of the decade.

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Available on Running time 112 minutes. Originally from Australian.

Cast and Crew

Black Comedy, Advertising, Death & the Afterlife, Hell
Peter Carey
Barry Otto, Lynette Curran, Helen Jones
Ray Lawrence
Jay Lawrence


Australian Film Inst. 1985: Film.

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Bliss came out in 1985 and has a total running time of 112 minutes. Bliss is based on the novel by Peter Carey. Barry Otto, Lynette Curran, Helen Jones, and Gia Carides star in this comedy. This film won three awards. Bliss is about a guy who’s an advertising executive that dies. When he dies he finds him self in a world that is bizarre. He finds that his daughter and son are completely different, along with other things that have changed.