Geologist Rikky (Nina Landis) and inventor Pete (Stephen Kearney) are the unhappy children of a wealthy Melbourne couple. When the police are about to arrest Pete for one of his destructive pranks, brother and sister head for the Outback where Rikky lands a job as a mining engineer. Both
Rikky and Pete find love interests, but Pete still manages to find ways to get into trouble with law. RIKKY AND PETE tries to be a charming film about nonconformists beating the system but doesn't quite pull it off. The leads are engaging enough, but they're let down by a thoroughly predictable
script in which the quirkiness of the characters is simply too calculated to be enjoyabl...