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Metal Skin (1994)

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Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest ... See full summary »

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Savina
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Roslyn
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Dazey
Chantal Contouri ...
Savina's Mother
Petru Gheorghiu ...
Pop
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Paul Secchi
Richard Sutherland ...
Rosco
Anita Smith ...
Lisa (as Anita Cerdic)
Tommy Dysart ...
Mr. Graham
Mike Bishop ...
Dazey's Father
Nick Polites ...
Paul Secchi's Boy (as Nicholas Polites)
Felix Biviano ...
Paul Secchi's Boy
Ed McShortall ...
Ted (as Eddy McShortall)
Peter Houghton ...
Thomas
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Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest in old hot cars. Joe also forms a relationship with a Satanic fellow employee. The nihilism of these young characters, coupled with parental disputes, leads to various tragedies. Written by Russell Graeber <russell_graeber@dpa.act.gov.au>

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Everything is about to go totally out of control

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4 May 1995 (Australia)  »

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Jane Usher edited most of the film whilst Bill Murphy only edited the final nail biting car chase. The difference in styles in alarmingly striking and genuinely added fuel to the high octane film. See more »

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A brilliant vision of hell on earth
3 May 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this ages ago but I still remember how realistic,gripping and thought provoking it was.The character of Joe,a social misfit and race driver wanna-be was brilliantly portrayed and is still probably the best performance I have ever seen of somebody truly at the end of their rope and the director gives the film a very nightmarish look.At first glimpse,this will come across as depressing and off-putting,but the performances are really brilliant and the film overall is magnificent.


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