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A doctor treats a sick aborigine, who had defied a tribal taboo and visited a sacred cave. The doctor soon finds herself having disturbing dreams and finds herself involved in a 200-year-old mystery.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Dignam ...
Professor Bernard Thornton
Penny Cook ...
Cathy Thornton
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Geoff
Laurence Clifford ...
Najira
Kristina Nehm ...
Warindji
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Dr. Graham
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Dr. Richards
Peter Merrill ...
Archaeologist (as Peter Merril)
Deborah Little ...
Admissions Officer
Leo Taylor ...
Alf
Marcella Russo ...
Young Nurse
Kathy Fisher ...
Sister
Gary Goodwin ...
Policeman
Frank Casper ...
Priest
Geoff Smith ...
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A doctor treats a sick aborigine, who had defied a tribal taboo and visited a sacred cave. The doctor soon finds herself having disturbing dreams and finds herself involved in a 200-year-old mystery.

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A burial ground is unearthed, a girl dies, an ancient curse lives on. See more »


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13 January 1990 (Japan)  »

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AUD 2,200,000 (estimated)
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An emotional rollercoaster
11 March 2002 | by (peru) – See all my reviews

This film is one of the most impressive films ive ever bought for less than £3. It really shocks on all levels then spirals towards an incredibly tense finale which will leave you wishing to take stock of what is important to you in life.

And theres a bit where an X-ray starts screaming. Genius.


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