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Draft House Films ; no. 8

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 109 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Cinedigm : 1971.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Ted Kotcheff.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence, Chips Rafferty, Gary Bond, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson, Peter Whittle.
Summary, etc.:
Alongside Mad Max and Walkabout, Wake In Fright is widely acknowledged as one of the seminal films in the development of modern Australian cinema. Directed by Ted Kotcheff (First Blood) and starring Donald Pleasence (Halloween, The Great Escape), Wake In Fright tells the nightmarish story of a schoolteacher's (Gary Bond) descent into personal demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in outback Australia.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Country life > Australia > Drama.
Australia > Rural conditions > Drama.

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