Wake In Fright (Standard Edition)

Wake In Fright (Standard Edition)

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Overview

Wake In Fright (Standard Edition)

Outback was based on Kenneth Cook's novel Wake in Fright. Gary Bond plays a naive young Australian teacher who is tragically unprepared for his new position in the outback. The community he has been sent to is populated almost exclusively by amoral, primitive toughs, more interested in slaughtering kangaroos and sexual carousing than in such niceties as education or propriety. The methodical shattering of Bond's dearly held values plunge the young teacher deeper into degeneracy. Outback was so graphic in its original Australian version that 15 minutes had to be cut before American distributor Group W would consider touching it.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/08/2014
UPC: 5060000701203
Original Release: 1971
Source: Imports

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gary Bond John Grant
Donald Pleasence Doc Tydon
Chips Rafferty Jock Crawford
Sylvia Kay Janette Hynes
Jack Thompson Dick
Al Thomas Tim Hynes
Peter Whittle Joe
John Meillon Charlie
John Armstrong Atkins
Slim de Grey Jarvis
Maggie Dence Receptionist
Norman Erskine Joe the Cook
Buster Fiddess Charlie Jones
Tex Foote Stubbs
Nancy Knudsen Robyn
Dawn Lake Joyce
Harry Lawrence Higgins
Bob McDarra Pig Eyes
Owen Moase 1st Controller
John Dalleen 2nd Controller
Colin Hughes Stockman
Jacko Jackson Van Driver
Carlo Marchini Poker Player
Liam Reynolds Miner
John Scott Conductor

Technical Credits
Ted Kotcheff Director
Howard Barnes Executive Producer
Anthony Buckley Editor
Monica Dawkins Makeup
Dennis Gentle Art Director
Bill Harmon Executive Producer
Evan Jones Screenwriter
John McLean Camera Operator
Keith Palmer Sound Editor
Howard Rubie Asst. Director
John Scott Score Composer
Maurice Singer Associate Producer
Hugh Strain Sound Mixer
Tim Wellburn Sound Editor
Brian West Cinematographer
George W. Willoughby Producer

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