Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright
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Saturday, January 09, 1:00 PM
Palm Canyon Theatre
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Friday, January 15, 7:00 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Wake in Fright
Australia, 1971, 108 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Thriller
Program: G'Day USA: A Showcase of New Australian Cinema
Language: English

A true milestone in Australian film history, this dread-filled 1971 drama is set in a rough outback mining town where a marooned teacher finds himself at odds with the xenophobic locals. Tensions quickly escalate until the inevitable explosion comes to pass.

Filmmaker expected to attend Jan.15 screening:  Director Ted Kotcheff

DIRECTOR: Ted Kotcheff
Producer: George Willoughby
Editor: Anthony Buckley
Screenwriter: Evan Jones, based on the novel by Kenneth Cook
Cinematographer: Brian West
Music: John Scott
Principal Cast: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson, Peter Whittle
Filmography: Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Rambo: First Blood (1982), The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974), Life at the Top (1965)
Print Source: Madman Entertainment

Sponsors:
G'Day USA, Qantas, Tourism Australia

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