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Blackrock (1997)

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When a young schoolgirl is raped and murdered, the mateship between a group of surfers is tested as the truth is slowly revealed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurence Breuls ...
Jared
Linda Cropper ...
Diane
Simon Lyndon ...
Ricko
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Det. Sgt. Wilansky
Rebecca Smart ...
Cherie
Jeanette Cronin ...
Lesley Warner
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Ken Warner
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Tiffany
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Det.Gilhooley
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Rachel
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Tracy (as Boyana Novakovich)
Shayne Francis ...
Glenys
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Len Kirby
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Stewart Ackland
Cameron Nugent ...
Jason
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In New South Wales, Jared surfs with his mates and has a first girl. He hosts a beach party for his older pal, Ricko, and witnesses four of his mates gang-rape a 15 year old. He does nothing, and the next day, she's found murdered. At school, the boys and the girls react: the girls with anger at the perpetrators, the boys with jeering at the dead girl's morality. The students' parents have their own responses. Jared retreats into angry silence, disgusted that he did nothing to help the dead girl. Meanwhile, his mother wants to talk to him about her impending cancer surgery, the police want to know what he saw, and his friend Ricko wants an alibi. Jared's cracking under the pressure. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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1 May 1997 (Australia)  »

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AUD 1,100,000 (Australia)
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References Terms of Endearment (1983) See more »

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Written by Tracey Bonham
Performed by Tracey Bonham
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Blackrock seemed unfinished...
7 July 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Blackrock was not a film I would recommend. All of the characters were extremely undeveloped. The plot seemed unfinished. This film had the potential to be a quite good movie, but seemed like it was unfinished. The character of Jared didn't have any motive for not saying anything about the rape. It was absolutely ridiculous, and an extremely unrealistic portrayal of Australian teenagers.


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