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24 July 1986 (Australia) See more »
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A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cassandra Delaney ... Jessica
Peter Ford ... Sunny
David Sandford ... Ringo
Garry Who ... Sparks
Don Barker ... Frank
Carmel Young ... Moira
Adrian Shirley ... Victor
Tony Clay ... Derek (as Wayne Anthony)

Directed by
Mario Andreacchio 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rob George 

Produced by
Harley Manners .... producer
Ron Saunders .... producer
Original Music by
Ashley Irwin 
Cinematography by
Andrew Lesnie (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Andrew Prowse 
Production Design by
Kim Hilder  (as Kimble Hilder)
Art Direction by
Kimble Hilder 
Costume Design by
Dianne Kennedy 
Makeup Department
Beverley Freeman .... wigs and hair
Jane Surrich .... makeup artist
Production Management
Gay Dennis .... production manager
Judith Ditter .... trainee production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Otton .... second assistant director
Christopher Williams .... first assistant director
Art Department
David Adams .... assistant art director
Guy Allain .... scenic artist
Wayne Allan .... construction technician
Brian Bosisto .... armourer
Brian Bosisto .... mechanic
Anthony Brice .... construction technician
Chris Budrys .... construction manager
Brenton Grear .... construction technician
Scott Hartshorne .... storyboard artist
Liam Liddle .... stand-by props
Ian McGrath .... assistant art director
Jenni Smith .... props buyer
Jenni Smith .... set dresser
Dallas Wilson .... stand-by props
Sound Department
James Currie .... mixer
Steve Lambeth .... sound editor
Toivo Lember .... sound recordist
Frank Lipson .... sound editor
Mike Piper .... boom operator
Peter Smith .... mixer
Sarah-Jane Van Gyen .... sound assistant
Yvonne Van Gyen .... sound assistant
Special Effects by
Peter Collias .... special effects assistant
Brian Pearce .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Roger Cowland .... visual effects
Glenn Boswell .... action coordinator/director
Zev Eleftheriou .... stunts
Marijke Rikki van Gyen .... stunt double (as Rikki Van Gyen)
Camera and Electrical Department
Corrie Ancone .... still photographer
Paul Dallwitz .... camera operator: second unit
Colin Deane .... focus puller
Werner Gerlach .... best boy
Wayne Marshall .... grip
Noel McDonald .... key grip
Graeme Shelton .... gaffer: second unit
Graeme Shelton .... grip: second unit
Peter Terakes .... clapper loader
David Wolfe-Barry .... assistant camera (second unit)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Peter Bevan .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Denise Haratzis .... assistant editor
Pip Karmel .... assistant editor
Richard Piorkowski .... laboratory liaison
Other crew
Dean Bennett .... work experience
David Field .... unit runner
Erica Kwiecinski .... publicity consultant
John Lawley .... accountant
Glen Mehaffey .... visual consultant
Leslie Menz .... nurse
David Sorenson .... unit runner
Marco Tamblyn .... production coordinator
Ann Walton .... continuity
Barbara Willoughby .... nurse

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Also Known As:
"Death Game: The Return of Jessica" - Japan (English title) (video title)
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Norway:90 min | Argentina:90 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture.See more »
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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
I Spit on your Last Kangaroo on the Left!, 10 May 2008
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

I had two movies called "Fair Game" standing on my must-see list, so I watched them after each other in order not to lose track of one of them. The first one was an obscure Italian lethal-snake-on-the-loose thriller also known as "Mamba" and this one is Australia's belated (unless I missed something) response to the 'Revengeploitation" sub genre. Revenge thrillers were especially popular throughout the entire decade of the 70's, with highlights like "Last House on the Left", "I Spit on your Grave, "Fight for your Life", "House by the Lake" and "House on the Edge of the Park". These movies routinely handle about innocent women (preferably defenseless and fragile) getting harassed and viciously raped by a group of men (preferably perverted hicks and/or fugitive criminals) and then avenging themselves by taking justice into their own hands. The gritty atmosphere and gratuitous use of violence and sleaze in "Fair Game" is pretty much prototypic revenge thriller stuff, but it nevertheless also remains an authentic Aussie movie, meaning the assaulters are bored kangaroo poachers looking for new thrills and the 'victim' (Cassandra Delaney; the former Mrs. John Denver) is actually a very potent lady who fights back from the beginning and never really allows her opponents to get the upper hand. Jessica runs a wildlife reservation in the middle of the outback, so naturally there's a vicious conflict when she bumps into a trio of insensitive and macho poachers doing some illegal kangaroo hunting on her territories. This film feels refreshing and innovative because the script doesn't unfold like the majority of 70's revenge thrillers. The interactions between Jessica and the poachers start off like a testosterone-laden showdown, but then gradually escalate into a merciless battle with humiliation, rape and murder. There are several highly memorable and deliciously exploitative scenes in "Fair Game", most notably the one with Delaney – in her white undies - tied to the hood of a jeep whilst it races through the desert. Her acts of vengeance during the climax are quite impressive as well and I guarantee there's some impressive bloodshed to enjoy in "Fair Game". As often the case with Australian cult-productions ("Outback", "Wolf Creek", "Mad Max"…), the exterior filming location and wildlife images alone make the movie worth purchasing and this particular one also benefices from good music and stylish camera-work. The acting performances are more than satisfying and I'm pleased to notice the cast exclusively exists of native Australians. This isn't always the case, you know. Definitely recommended if you're a fan of the revenge movies.

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