Movie : Wake in Fright
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Actors: 1972, Al Thomas, Chips Rafferty, Dawn Lake, Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Gordon Piper, Harry Lawrence, Jack Thompson, John Armstrong, John Meillon, Maggie Dence, Peter Whittle, Robert McDarra, Slim DeGrey, Sylvia Kay
Countries: Australia USA
Runtime: 114 mins
Released: February 20, 1972
Wake in Fright: Wake in Fright is 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 his one night stretches to five and 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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