The Odd Angry Shot

Overview

In The Odd Angry Shot director Tom Jeffrey provides a cathartic Australian answer to Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter. Australia's participation in the Vietnam War was as much of an alienating and soul-searching experience for Australians as for Americans, and Jeffrey's frank portrayal of a group of Australian volunteers casts the war in a different light from the perspective of a Cimino or Oliver Stone. The story concerns a corp of Australian elite soldiers -- the Special Air Service troops the equivalent of the...
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Overview

In The Odd Angry Shot director Tom Jeffrey provides a cathartic Australian answer to Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter. Australia's participation in the Vietnam War was as much of an alienating and soul-searching experience for Australians as for Americans, and Jeffrey's frank portrayal of a group of Australian volunteers casts the war in a different light from the perspective of a Cimino or Oliver Stone. The story concerns a corp of Australian elite soldiers -- the Special Air Service troops the equivalent of the United States' Special Forces group -- and the elite group's more pragmatic and hopeful attitudes -- whiling away the time in mindless diversions and cracking jokes. Then one of their own is killed and their feelings about the war suddenly change.
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Special Features

Audio commentary featuring producer/director Tom Jeffrey, Producer Sue Milliken and actor Graeme Blundell "Stunts Down Under" with Buddy Joe Hooker - Featurette Original theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/13/2013
  • UPC: 654930315590
  • Original Release: 1979
  • Source: Synapse Films
  • Region Code: ABC
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 32,693

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Graham Kennedy Harry
John Hargreaves Bung
John Jarratt Bill
Bryan Brown Rogers
Graeme Blundell Dawson
Richard Moir Medic
Ian Gilmour Scott
John Allen Lt. Golonka
Brandon Burke Isaacs
Graham Rouse Cook
Tony Barry Black Ronnie
Max Cullen Warrant Officer
John Fitzgerald Intelligence corporal
Johnny Garfield Padre
Ray Meagher Range corporal
Frankie J. Holden Spotted soldier
Roger Newcombe Clifford
Brian Evis Mayberry
Rose Ricketts Nurse
Chuck McKinney 1st Marine
Freddie Paris Marine
Joy Westmore Bill's mum
Brian Wenzel Bill's Dad
Sharon Higgins Bill's Girl
Sarah Lee Bar Girl
Brian Anderson Barman
Technical Credits
Tom Jeffrey Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Michael Carlos Score Composer
Mark Egerton Asst. Director
Bernard Hides Production Designer
Brian Kavanagh Editor
Donald M. McAlpine Cinematographer
Sue Milliken Producer
Brett Nolen Special Effects
Grant Page Stunts
Anna Senior Costumes/Costume Designer
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