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12 November 1992 (Australia) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Russell Crowe ... Hando
Daniel Pollock ... Davey

Jacqueline McKenzie ... Gabe
Alex Scott ... Martin
Leigh Russell ... Sonny Jim

Dan Wyllie ... Cackles
James McKenna ... Bubs
Eric Mueck ... Champ
Frank Magree ... Brett
Chris McLean ... Luke (as Christopher McLean)
Josephine Keen ... Megan
Samantha Bladon ... Tracy
Tony Lee ... Tiger
John Brumpton ... Magoo

Don Bridges ... Harold
Janei Anderson ... Jacqui
Stephen Hall ... Flea
Tri Phan ... Nguyen
Thuan Le ... Nguyen's Eldest Son
Minh Lu ... Middle Son
Thach Le ... Youngest Son
Craig Mercer ... Chris
Angus Cummings ... Rob
Yvonne Lawrence ... Davey's Grandmother
Edwina Exton ... Skinhead Girl
David Tredinnick ... Gabe's Boyfriend
Steve Millichamp ... Pommy Bill
William K. Halliwell ... Derro
Vu Le ... Tiger's Mate
Vu Nguyen ... Francy
Paul Nguyen ... Long
Thanh Trinh ... Vinh
Vy Nguyen ... Tiger's Sister
Ann Morell ... Barmaid
Neil Foley ... Skinhead in Plaster
Nigel Baptist ... Strangled Man
Jenny Lin ... Kitchen Hand
Johnny Raaen ... Plain Clothes Policeman (as John Raaen)
Anthea Roordink ... Policewoman

Russell Frost ... Young Policeman
Keiko Clarke ... Girl on Cliff Top
Ria Yazaki ... Girl on Cliff Top
Neil Foster ... Skinhead in Plaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Ienna ... Young Skinhead (uncredited)

Directed by
Geoffrey Wright 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Geoffrey Wright  written by

Produced by
Phil Jones .... associate producer
Ian Pringle .... producer
Daniel Scharf .... producer
Original Music by
John Clifford White 
Cinematography by
Ron Hagen 
Film Editing by
Bill Murphy 
Casting by
Gregory Apps  (as Greg Apps)
Production Design by
Steven Jones-Evans 
Set Decoration by
Colin Robertson 
Lisa Thompson 
Costume Design by
Anna Borghesi 
Makeup Department
Mike Gaudsen .... makeup facilities: Reel Wheels
Jane Gregory .... assistant hair stylist
Jane Gregory .... assistant makeup artist
Sue Kelly-Tait .... hair stylist
Sue Kelly-Tait .... makeup artist
Christine Miller .... hair stylist
Christine Miller .... makeup artist
Production Management
Elisa Argenzio .... production manager
Stephen Brett .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Odgers .... first assistant director
Monica Pearce .... second assistant director
Andrew Power .... third assistant director
Art Department
Graham Blackmore .... stand-by props
Justin Conkey .... art department assistant
Debra Goldsmith .... set finisher (as Deborah Goldsmith)
Danae Gunn .... art department runner
Sheridan Neilson .... assistant buyer
Colin Robertson .... set buyer
Walter Sperl .... construction
Chris Styles .... props maker
Lisa Thompson .... set buyer
Jasmine Wigley .... set finisher
Sound Department
Peter Burgess .... adr editor
Steve Burgess .... foley artist
Steve Burgess .... sound mixer
Helen Field .... sound liaison: Soundfirm
Catherine Gross .... boom operator (as Cathy Gross)
Scott Heming .... sound mix assistant
David Lee .... sound recordist
Frank Lipson .... sound designer
Gerry Long .... foley artist
Steve Murphy .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Stephen Murphy)
Paul Pirola .... assistant sound engineer
Roger Savage .... sound mixer
Eugene Wilson .... sound transferer
Special Effects by
Jeff Little .... special effects: Film Trix
Angelo Sahin .... special effects assistant
Peter Stubbs .... special effects: Film Trix
Kevin Turner .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Colin Tyler .... opticals/rostrum camera
Russell Allen .... stunts
Brett Anderson .... stunts
Lance Anderson .... stunts
Szumai Anderson .... stunts
Graham Collis .... stunts
Wally Dalton .... assistant stunt coordinator
Dean Gould .... stunts
Chris Peters .... stunt coordinator
Johnny Raaen .... stunts
Anthea Roordink .... stunts
Reg Roordink .... stunts
Steve Roper .... stunts
Ron Sheepers .... stunts
Russell Frost .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Bottomley .... focus puller
Warik Lawrance .... clapper loader
Peter Leiss .... still photographer
Tom Moody .... gaffer
Battista Remati .... third electrician
Trevor Ripper .... best boy electric
Leigh Tait .... key grip
Gene Van Dam .... grip
Casting Department
Nick Hamon .... casting assistant (as Nick Harmon)
Nick Hamon .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gabrielle Dunn .... stand-by wardrobe
Mike Gaudsen .... wardrobe facilities: Reel Wheels
Louise McCarthy .... wardrobe assistant
Cheyne Phillips .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Dee McClelland .... final colorist (digitally restored version)
Tim Morgan .... color grader
Jane Usher .... assistant editor
Rohan Wilson .... negative matcher
Music Department
Phillip Beard .... musician: drums
John Hawker .... orchestrator
John Hewett .... musician: guitar
Peter Palankay .... music score mixer
Chris Pettifer .... musician: bass guitar
Mat Thomas .... music engineer
Other crew
Ian Anderson .... laboratory liaison
David Arundell .... accountant
Sven Bading .... researcher
Richard Baker .... nurse
Matthew Bennett .... casual assistant
Catherine Birmingham .... location scout
Bernadette Breitkreuz .... production accountant
Stephen Brett .... location manager
Clare Brophy .... nurse
Terry Cassin .... nurse
Peter Culpan .... safety consultant
Bruno Doring .... casual assistant
Fiona Eagger .... production coordinator
Keith Fish .... caterer: Food for Film
Neil Foley .... researcher
John Fox .... armorer
Eva Friedman .... production runner
Andree Gersbeck .... casual assistant
Andrew Goodone .... casual assistant (as Andrew Gooden)
Tony Leonard .... insurance
Chris Lovell .... legal
Steeves Lumley .... insurance
James MacDougall .... casual assistant
Lars Michalak .... assistant to producer
Greg O'Conner .... researcher
Serena Parker .... nurse
Anne Pearson .... nurse
Jacquelin Perske .... production assistant
Holding Redlich .... legal
Brian C. Robinson .... script consultant
Jonathan Shteinman .... assistant to producer
Tony Sini .... caterer: Food for Film
Mick Stevens .... security officer
Oliver Streeton .... title designer
John Suhr .... security officer
Victoria Sullivan .... continuity
Carl Vine .... researcher (as Karl Vine)
Tantau Wallis .... accountant
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for brutality and violence, sexuality and language (cut for re-rating)
94 min | South Korea:88 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:R | Australia:MA (Cable TV rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Czech Republic:15 | Finland:K-18 (2003) | Finland:(Banned) (1993) | France:12 | Germany:18 (nf) | Hong Kong:III | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R-15 | Mexico:C | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | South Korea:18 (cut) | South Korea:(Banned) (original rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:NC-17 | USA:R (cut for re-rating)

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The opening scene at "Footscray" station was actually shot at Richmond station. Footscray station has no underground walkwaySee more »
Magoo:[Jacqui shows up at the Railway hotel, after been told to stay away] What are you doing here? And why don't you bloody well do what your told, woman?See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997) (TV)See more »
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68 out of 79 people found the following review useful.
Fighting for Survival, Power, 11 October 2004
Author: corporateslave from Dallas, TX

I'm sure people may have dismissed this movie as a nazi tribute to white power. On the contrary, it gives an excellent picture of what happens when powerless people try to find some control over their lives. Nazi-ism itself is scapegoating and blame disguised as fascism, and this movie uses it to paint a picture of desolation and desperation.

White power and immigrant-hatred are not what this movie is about. It's about friendship and the need to belong to something. Russell Crowe's Hando is powerful - I couldn't take my eyes off of him. Hando uses that magnetism to draw people into his ideology, thus creating control and power for himself. Things begin to unravel when Gabe, the girl who comes between Hando and Davey, throws off the hold Hando has enjoyed over his little crowd. Remember what Orwell says: Absolute Power corrupts absolutely? Well, so does arrogance. Arrogance and the lack of respect for one's fellow man, regardless of race or creed, are key players in this plot.

I wish there had been more of Davey (Daniel Pollock) in this film, and I'm sorry to have learned of his real-life suicide in the weeks after it's completion. I recommend this film to people who are interested in how poverty, ignorance, and powerlessness change people into strange earthly demons capable of indiscriminate violence.

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