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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kris McQuade ...
Norman Kaye ...
Dennis Miller ...
Dinah Shearing ...
Simon Chilvers ...
Andrew Sharp ...
Rob Steele ...
Ralph Albring ...
Bob Hicks ...
Hermino De Guzman ...
Thai buyer (as Hermie de Guzman)
Thai buyer (as Michael Anderson)


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Second starring role for Australian actor Colin Friels. His first had been in Monkey Grip (1982). See more »


Referenced in Buddies: A Gem of a Time (2009) See more »


Home Sweet Home
(aka "There's No Place Like Home") (uncredited)
Music by H.R. Bishop
Sung in the final scenes at the pub
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1 May 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I loved this film immensely, and even recorded it from TV way back in the 1980's ... but sadly lost the film on a trip back to Africa. I could kick myself many times over.

For me, the attraction of the film was two-fold; primarily for the adventure, fun and humour, but also for the factual elements surrounding the sometimes profitable art of fossicking.

I doubt very much that it would every be released again, but I live in hope that the BBC or one of the Movie Channels will show it again (though usually of course, this happens at some obscure hour of the morning!)

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