Two policemen track down and arrest a woman who has been accused of murder, and begin the trek back across the desert with her.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Argue ...
Trevor Darling
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Nikki Iceton
Lydia Miller ...
Kath
Brian Syron ...
The Executioner
Anne Smith ...
Publican's wife
Don Smith ...
Publican
Jennifer Cluff ...
Waitress
George Skiadas ...
Cook
Mary Prentice ...
Motel receptionist
John Lawrence ...
Property owner
Greg Lawrence ...
Owner's son
Garry Jackson ...
Policeman #1
Gregory McMahon ...
Policeman #2
Barry Mackaness ...
Petrol pump attendant
Anthony Holmes ...
Detective
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Two policemen track down and arrest a woman who has been accused of murder, and begin the trek back across the desert with her.

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14 August 1987 (Australia)  »

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A prisioneira do deserto  »

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A sort of Australian road movie

I don't understand why the hell the other viewers don't like this movie. I loved it, really. A so unusual and moving story that reminds me the US features from the seventies, in the Monte Hellman line. I would have imagined Warren Oates in one of the characters, the cop one, for instance. OK, it's slow, and so incredible, but sorry, but I loved this one, I repeat. Good performances and also a so pessimistic story which I would have expected more optimistic, and I usually crave for downbeat tales. I don't think this movie was known outside the Aussies land. So shame. Anyway, I recommend it. And, as many other Australian movies, this story emphasizes on the open lands of this country, the famous outback, the bush. The famous bush. I don't know the director.


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