Like several recent Australian films ( MURIEL'S WEDDING, STRICTLY BALLROOM, THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT et al.
), this romantic comedy is loud, exaggerated, often out of control and drenched in '70s pop, including "Baby I'm-a Want You," "I Honestly
Love You" and "Love Will Keep Us Together." The tale involves twin brothers Rick (Aden Young) and Stephen (Simon Bossell) who love the same girl, Melissa (Saffron Burrows) it takes place in the titular hotel, a riot of smarmy, purportedly romantically themed rooms: "Garden of Eden," "Arabian
Nights," "Subterranean Seduction" and the like. The lads' eternally warring parents (Ray Barrett and Jul...