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The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)

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In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away (1975), this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Kennedy ...
Michael Preston ...
Pansy
Peter Hehir ...
Tom
Dennis Miller ...
Horse
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Monk
Steve Rackman ...
Carl
Michael Duffield ...
Methuselah
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Mad Dog
Stewart Faichney ...
Tassie
Sean Myers ...
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Gerry Duggan ...
Old Arthur
Ross Skiffington ...
2nd Engineer
Les James ...
Barman
Tim Robertson ...
Man in bar
Savior Summit ...
Cook
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In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away (1975), this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in outback Australia. They swear, brawl, gamble, and drink heavily. Central to the story is the conflict between Tarzan, the authoritarian group leader and cocky loud-mouth wisecracking Pansy. This results in a bare-knuckle punch-up for the movie's denouement. Exteriors filmed in Andamooka, South Australia. Written by Jamie Skinner

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12 July 1979 (Australia)  »

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AUD 460,000 (estimated)
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The production shoot for this movie went for six weeks. See more »

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Carl: Let's clear these fucking chairs! I've got to murder these mother fuckers!
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Andamooka Annie
Performad by Saltbush
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30 September 2005 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

Yeah, I thought it was great. I have worked in a number of isolated places where there is not much to do but drink and I thought it was a pretty accurate depiction of the personalities that make up groups like this. I was in East Timor in 2000 which seemed to lure odd characters from outback Australia and other places... Interesting times. I recall Tarz and Pansy promoting the film in Melbourne. They were standing in the middle of the mall with huge polystyrene fists which made the news. I don't think it did very well. Many Australians seem to have the idea that Australian movies are second rate and it's not until the movies or actors do well overseas that are accepted. Nicol Kidman and Hugh Jackman weren't stars in Australia until they made it in Hollywood.


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