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Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened... See more »

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Mike
Harold Hopkins ...
Johnny
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Stella
Norman Kaye ...
George
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Ted
Dennis Miller ...
Andy
Dinah Shearing ...
Merl
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Alfred
Lisa Peers ...
Jennifer
Andrew Sharp ...
Peter
Rob Steele ...
Policeman
Ralph Albring ...
Hans
Bob Hicks ...
Gorilla
Hermino De Guzman ...
Thai buyer (as Hermie de Guzman)
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Thai buyer (as Michael Anderson)
John Millroy ...
Clerk
Rhonda Carling-Rogers ...
Andy's woman
Michael Terry ...
Nick
Kevin Dean ...
Bus driver
Jack Gorman ...
Sam
Allan Kemp ...
Musician in Pub
Danny Fist ...
Barman
Margaret Boland ...
Woman in Bar
Norman Reid ...
Drinker
Leo Brazel ...
Horseman
Jan Schwindt ...
Town woman
Hervert Leitner ...
Miner
Robert Mosely ...
Miner (as Bob Mosely)
Wally ...
Dog

Directed by

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Arch Nicholson

Written by (WGA)

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John Dingwall ... (writer)

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Brian Burgess ... associate producer (as Brian D. Burgess)
John Dingwall ... producer

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Chris Neal

Cinematography by

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David Eggby

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Martyn Down

Editorial Department

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Karen Foster ... assistant editor
Leslie Mannison ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Alison Barrett

Production Design by

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Philip Warner

Art Direction by

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Ron Highfield

Costume Design by

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Jane Hyland

Makeup Department

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Sally Gordon ... makeup department head
Willi Kenrick ... key hair stylist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Philip Hearnshaw ... first assistant director
Keith Heygate ... second assistant director
Marcus Skipper ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Phil Chambers ... assistant art director (as Philip Chambers)
Alethea Deane ... props buyer
Shane Rushbrook ... stand-by props

Sound Department

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Peter Barker ... sound recordist
Julian Ellingworth ... sound mixer
Phil Judd ... foley artist
Marc van Buuren ... sound editor
Keir Welch ... boom operator
Karin Whittington ... sound assistant

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Chris Murray ... special effects supervisor

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Roger Cowland ... visual effects

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Clive Duncan ... camera operator
Phil Golombick ... best boy (as Philip Golombick)
Ian Jones ... focus puller
Leigh Mackenzie ... clapper loader (as Leigh McKenzie)
Peter Mardell ... grip
Pip Shapiera ... grip best boy
Colin Tulloch ... assistant grip (as Colin Livingstone-Tulloch)
Douglas Wood ... generator operator
Roger Wood ... gaffer

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Margot Lindsay ... stand-by wardrobe

Location Management

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Narelle Barsby ... location manager

Other crew

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Rosslyn Abernethy ... production secretary
Lea Collins ... production accountant
Candice Dubois ... assistant accountant
Bill Gooley ... laboratory supervisor
Linda Ray ... continuity
Fiona Sullivan ... production runner

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Also Known As
  • Buddies Getting Even (Asia, English title)
  • Buddies - Zwei knallharte Typen (West Germany)
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  • 97 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia This film has been said to be a follow up to Sunday Too Far Away (1975). John Dingwall is the writer of both films and both movies deal with male mateship within industry in the Australian outback: sheep shearing in Sunday Too Far Away (1975) and sapphire mining in Buddies (1983). See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Buddies: A Gem of a Time (2009). See more »
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