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Wake in Fright

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Wake in Fright


The story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba, planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney. But, as his one night stretches to five, he plunges headlong toward his own destruction. When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead there is a self-loathing man in a desolate wasteland, dirty, red-eyed, sitting against a tree and looking at a rifle with one bullet left...
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MPAA rating:
R
Cast:
Sylvia Kay; Slim DeGrey; Gary Bond; Jack Thompson; Donald Pleasence; Al Thomas; Peter Whittle; Chips Rafferty; John Armstrong; John Meillon
Directed by:
Ted Kotcheff
Genre:
Drama; Suspense, Thriller
Running time:
01:54
Release date:
2012
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