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. Kenneth Cook

    Novel

  2. Evan Jones

    Screenplay

  3. Ted Kotcheff

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Bond

    Gary Bond

    John Grant

  2. Donald Pleasence

    Donald Pleasence

    Doc Tydon

  3. Chips Rafferty

    Chips Rafferty

    Jock Crawford

  4. Sylvia Kay

    Janette Hynes

  5. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson

    Dick

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Wake in Fright
Wake in Fright

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 22, 2012
    R
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • February 20, 1972
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

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