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Backroads (1977)

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A black and white lowlife duo drives around Australia's Outback in a stolen vehicle and finds trouble after trouble.

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Jean Claude
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Max Andrews ...
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A black and white lowlife duo drives around Australia's Outback in a stolen vehicle and finds trouble after trouble.

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This is one of a handful of mid-late 1970s Australian feature films that were road movies. The pictures include High Rolling in a Hot Corvette (1977), Summer City (1977), 20th Century Oz (1976), Cosy Cool (1977), In Search of Anna (1978) and Backroads (1977). See more »

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On the road with Noyce.
7 February 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Early effort from director Noyce dealing with an Aboriginal and a white man on the road to self destruction. It brings up important issues on racial relationships in Australia but not enough time was given to this important topic.


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