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Release Date:
4 May 1995 (Australia) See more »
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Tagline:
Everything is about to go totally out of control
Plot:
Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Intense drag racing drama burning with raging honesty See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Aden Young ... Joe

Tara Morice ... Savina

Nadine Garner ... Roslyn

Ben Mendelsohn ... Dazey
Chantal Contouri ... Savina's Mother
Petru Gheorghiu ... Pop

Arthur Angel ... 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
Vince D'Amico ... Padre Pallini
Darryl Spencer ... Frank Secchi
Marcello D'Amico ... Savina's Step-father
Damian Foletta ... Danny
Jane Borghesi ... Amorina
Anthony Grgas ... Amorina's Man
Curtis Barnott ... Dean
William K. Halliwell ... Exploding Angel Bookie
Miranda Rivers ... Tea Room Babe
Fiona Hendry ... Trolley Chick
Salik Silverstein ... Roslyn's Wired Lover
Jimi Panoutsopoulos ... Party Singer
Mirjana Raos ... Rosco's Party Date
Katherine Armstrong ... Forklift Chick
Madonna Bowe ... Policewoman
Kitte Dickie ... Roslyn Lookalike
Kathy Giordinis ... Drag Fan
Voula Henzinilodos ... Drag Fan
Rachel McGough ... Drag Fan
Tony Horton ... Drag Fan (as Anthony Horton)
Claude Stephens ... Drag Fan
Michael Freeman ... Drag Fan
Jeffrey Hoogenboom ... Drag Fan

Cal Rein ... Drag Fan (as Carlo Giardina)
Brigid Kelly ... Drag Fan
Genevieve Morris ... Drag Fan
Tony Kopa ... Drag Fan
Debbie Elford ... Drag Fan
Rose Giannone ... TV Voice (voice)
Morena Milani ... TV Voice (voice)

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

Produced by
Elisa Argenzio .... line producer
Daniel Scharf .... producer
Jonathan Shteinman .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
John Clifford White 
 
Cinematography by
Ron Hagen 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Murphy 
Jane Usher 
 
Casting by
Gregory Apps 
 
Production Design by
Steven Jones-Evans 
 
Set Decoration by
Carrie Kennedy 
Ben Morieson 
 
Costume Design by
Anna Borghesi 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Miller .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Elisa Argenzio .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Odgers .... first assistant director
Monica Pearce .... second assistant director
Tim Scott .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Debra Goldsmith .... scenic artist
Carrie Kennedy .... set finisher
Ben Morieson .... set finisher
 
Sound Department
Christian Bass .... adr recordist
Peter Burgess .... dialogue editor
Ross Chambers .... sound assistant
Frank Lipson .... sound designer
Frank Lipson .... supervising sound editor
Glenn Newnham .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Angelo Sahin .... special effects crew
Kevin Turner .... special effects technician
 
Stunts
Chris Anderson .... stunt coordinator
Russell Frost .... stunts
Mark Hennessy .... stunt coordinator
Arch Roberts .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brent Crockett .... director of photography: second unit
Brett Matthews .... second assistant camera
Louis Puli .... Steadicam operator
Louis Puli .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Nick Hamon .... casting assistant
 
Other crew
Serena Gattuso .... production coordinator
Dean Hood .... assistant accountant
Phil Jones .... production consultant
Iain Pirret .... production runner
Kevin Plummer .... production accountant
Megan Spencer .... production assistant
 

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115 min
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Originally to be called "Speed" however was changed due to the Keanu Reeves film of the same name being released in the same year.See more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Intense drag racing drama burning with raging honesty, 25 May 2001
Author: Mattydee74 from Sydney, Australia

Few films in the teen genre truly deal with a core component of being young- recklessness and the aching yearning of the years after high school. Here is a film that does which was originally to be called "Speed" until a certain American flick stole the thunder. What that film could never steal is the intense agony and sprinkles of joy that this film so powerfully captures. Its the tale of Joe, a young aimless guy who just wants to do good, be in a relationship and enjoy life. Instead he finds himself ostracised because of his poverty and his fathers collapse. His passion is his car but its a rundown creature. Just as you think he's found friends and maybe a chance things spiral out of control. Featuring a great soundtrack featuring Nick Barker and some brilliant drag racing scenes, this film will both exhilirate and smash you up much like its subject matter. A brilliant cast and fiery direction make this a must see grungy

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