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Wake in Fright (1971)

R 02/20/1972 (US) DramaThriller 1h 49m

Have a drink, mate? Have a fight, mate? Have some dust and sweat, mate? There's nothing else out here.

Overview

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 as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

  1. Ted Kotcheff

    Director

  2. Kenneth Cook

    Novel

  3. Evan Jones

    Screenplay

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