A group of Australian heroin addicts go out and try to score a hit after a friend overdoses.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally McNee ...
Blonde Girl with Robot
Doc Smith ...
Long Haired Shop Attendant
Russell Kirby ...
Shoplifter / TV Interviewee
Kenny Taylor ...
Store Detective
Wilhelmena Castricum ...
Teddy Bear Thief
Max Gillies ...
Dr. Harry Wolf
Anne Hetherington ...
Tim Robertson ...
Detective
Helen Garner ...
Jo
Carol Porter ...
Phil Motherwell ...
Ed
Dawn Bensing ...
Linda
Gena Brookes ...
Keryn the Junky Girl
Stuart Green ...
Tap Drinking Man
John Laurie ...
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A group of Australian heroin addicts go out and try to score a hit after a friend overdoses.

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Many of the cast members reportedly consumed actual drugs in many of the scenes. One cast member, hungry for a fix, actually left the set during filming to rob a nearby pharmacy while wearing a Gene Simmon's, Kiss mask. See more »

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Cup of Dust
Written by Martin Armiger
Performed by The Toads
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Seedy Seventies Melbourne
22 May 1999 | by (Darwin, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film covers one night for a group of people living, and trying to score drugs, in Melbourne in the late seventies. Sad and funny.


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