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Backlash (1986)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  14 August 1987 (Australia)
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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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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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Rent a different Australian film, not this one
3 March 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is probably the worst Aussie film I've seen in quite a while, although it was a fairly early one, before the industry was very well polished in that country. These characters were just not very credible to me. Under the circumstances, Nikki was pretty casual about her underwear in front of Trevor, a disliked stranger. The cops had to be pretty stupid to not know for themselves that egrets fly toward water in the morning. I feel sorry for Kath, falling for a guy who was, is, and would always be a jerk, no matter how glowing his moments of social redemption on his veneer. I just couldn't swallow it.


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