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Director:
Writers:
Roger Donaldson (written by)
Peter Hansard (written by)
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Release Date:
30 April 1982 (USA) See more »
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There's No Road Back! See more »
Plot:
Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Bruno Lawrence ... Al Shaw
Anna Maria Monticelli ... Jacqui Shaw (as Anna Jemison)
Greer Robson-Kirk ... Georgie Shaw (as Greer Robson)
Keith Aberdein ... Ray Foley
Desmond Kelly ... Tiny
Lynne Robson ... Linda
Margaret Umbers ... Rose
Sean Duffy ... Frank
Bryan Johnson ... 2nd Police Officer
Terence Donovan ... Traffic Officer
Dick Rollo ... Uncle Arthur
Ian Barber ... Fight Leader
Mike Beytagh ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Brian Chase ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Ross Davies ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Colin Fredricksen ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Thomas King ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Chris Pasco ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Ewan Somerville ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Frank Taylor ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Ray Littlewood ... Barman
Mike Wiggins ... Armed Offenders' Squad
Doug McKenzie ... Helicopter Pilot
Don Lee ... Minister
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Parkinson ... Commentator (uncredited)

Directed by
Roger Donaldson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Roger Donaldson  written by
Peter Hansard  written by
Bruno Lawrence  written by

Produced by
Roger Donaldson .... producer
Larry Parr .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Sharon O'Neill 
 
Cinematography by
Graeme Cowley 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Horton 
 
Art Direction by
Reston Griffiths 
 
Costume Design by
Annabel Blackett 
 
Makeup Department
Bryony Hurden .... hair stylist
Bryony Hurden .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dorthe Scheffmann .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Linda Cowley .... second assistant director
Steve Locker-Lampson .... assistant director
Derek Morton .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Len Nightingale .... props
Stephen Penny .... props
 
Sound Department
Stewart Main .... boom operator
Patrick Monaghan .... dubbing editor
Derek Morton .... dubbing editor
Don Reynolds .... sound mixer
Brian Shennan .... sound mixer
Mike Westgate .... sound mixer
Mike Westgate .... sound recordist (as Michael Westgate)
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Chisnall .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Ian Barber .... fight coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Becroft .... grip assistant
David Brown .... electrician
Roland Carati .... video tape operator
Sal Criscillo .... still photographer
Peter Day .... focus puller
Stuart Dryburgh .... gaffer
Brian Kassler .... key grip
Paul Leach .... camera operator
Steve Locker-Lampson .... video tape operator
Rex Rattenbury .... additional still photographer
John Spurdle .... grip
John Spurdle .... video tape operator
Ian Turtill .... video tape operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Annabel Blackett .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Patrick Monaghan .... editor: video tape
 
Transportation Department
Steve Millen .... special driver
Ray Sturch .... car crash driver
 
Other crew
Lorraine Clements .... caterer
Jan Ferguson .... caterer
Gary French .... videotape consultant
Peter Hansard .... script advisor
Bruno Lawrence .... script advisor
Veronica Lawrence .... production assistant
Robyn McGhie .... caterer
Terry McGrath .... production accountant
Suzi Pointon .... continuity
Angela Zivkovic .... runner
Mickey Cottrell .... publicist (uncredited)
 

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108 min
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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
excellent film, 6 August 2000
Author: mattkratz (themattk@hotmail.com) from Richardson, TX

I saw this movie while on vacation in New Zealand and loved it. Lawrence gives a terrific portrayal of a man whose life is thrown into chaos when his obsession with building a race car and paying more attention to his new car junkyard leads his wife to an affair with his best friend. He then kidnaps their daughter and heads for the woods. If you can find this movie anywhere, rent it. You won't regret it. The final scene to this film is especially memorable. I will not reveal it-you will have to see it to find out. You will never forget it, that's for sure.

***1/2 out of ****

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