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Weekend of Shadows (1978)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 29 June 1978 (Australia)
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Wyn Roberts ...
Sergeant Caxton
Graham Rouse ...
Ab Nolan
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Vi
Keith Lee ...
Wayne
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Bosun
Kit Taylor ...
Ryan
Barbara West ...
Helen
Les Foxcroft ...
Badger
Graeme Blundell ...
Bernie
Kevin Miles ...
The Superintendent
Audine Leith ...
Kathy Nolan
Don Barker ...
O'Dowd
David Hursthouse ...
Smith
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Bennett
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Australia's most powerful suspense thriller about a manhunt that goes terribly wrong! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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29 June 1978 (Australia)  »

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Battuta di caccia  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Lead Actor John Waters once said of his part in this film, the movie's central character of Rabbit: "I've generally been cast as a heavy criminal or a romantic hero. It's nice to be able to play around with a character with a few hidden levels". See more »

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Great sleeper
28 October 2001 | by (melbourne, australia) – See all my reviews

This is one of the top films of the late seventies. It is a real sleeper, as not many people will have had the opportunity to witness its charms in an actual cinema. I believe it shows great insight into character and the human condition. John Waters gives a finely restrained performance and the balance of tragedy to comedy is deftly worked. A terrific piece along the possible lines of Whistle Down the Wind - Bryan Forbes film starring Alan Bates. Well worth the effort. Enjoy your cinema. Andy


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