Turtle Beach

(1992)

Overview

Reporter Judith Wilkes leaves her husband and two sons in Sydney and goes to Malaysia to cover the story of the Vietnamese boat people. She becomes romantically involved with Kanan, and strikes up a friendship with Lady Minou Hobday, who keeps a regular vigil at "Turtle Beach" where the refugees try to land secretly in the hope that one day her own children will arrive. Accompanying Minou one night, Judith witnesses a brutal massacre by the Malaysians which spurs her on to expose the horrors of the internment camps at Bidong.

  1. Stephen Wallace

    Director

  2. Blanche D'Alpuget

    Novel

  3. Ann Turner

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Greta Scacchi

    Greta Scacchi

    Judith

  2. Joan Chen

    Joan Chen

    Minou

  3. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson

    Ralph

  4. Art Malik

    Art Malik

    Kanan

  5. Martin Jacobs

    Richard

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Turtle Beach

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 1, 1992
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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