For Gwilym, venturing deep into the landscape of the Northern Territory, a place where many Australians have never travelled was both eye-opening and an asset to his character.
“My character Ned has a ‘fish out of water’ element to him as I did filming, so no acting required really,” the 35-year-old Bohemian Rhapsody star said. ” It was amazing, there were many people in the crew who had not been there before so we were on this whole voyage of discovery together. We were lugging camera equipment over quite intrepid landscapes, it’s almost guerrilla filmmaking.”
While Top End Wedding does feature a range of rom-com staples, with a swoon-worthy proposal and even a tension-filled moment in an airport, Miranda was adamant when working on the script that certain movie cliches would not appear.
Thanks to this vow, there is nary a makeover montage or a villainous female…