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Weekend of Shadows (1978)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 29 June 1978 (Australia)
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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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To the men of this town the manhunt was all a big game...until WEEKEND OF SHADOWS 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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Actress Melissa Jaffer once said that her role as Rabbit's wife Vi in this film was her favorite film role to date: "I really loved playing Vi. The love relationship between Vi and Rabbit is a very strong element in the book and the film. Vi's whole attention is taken up with the relationship. She loves Rabbit and understands him in a way that nobody else does. But she wants so much for him to be accepted by the other men in town. That is her main concern". 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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