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A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Eddie Rodney Fleming
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Det. Sgt. John Steele
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Det. Sr. Const. Wayne Prior
Paul Sonkkila ...
Det. Insp. Jackson
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Barry Walls
Peter McCauley ...
Det. Hudson
Glynis Angel ...
Det. Robran
Leverne McDonnell ...
Solicitor
Libby Stone ...
Mrs. Beecroft
Andrew Bayly ...
Const. Prowse
Doug Dew ...
Beecroft
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pat Cavanaugh ...
Detective
Polly Crooke ...
Fingers
Robert Davis ...
Detective
Peta Doodson ...
Mrs Rogers
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Storyline

A modest man is suddenly seized from his apartment and interrogated by the police for what initially is presented as involving a stolen car, but its slowly revealed to involve a serial killing. Meanwhile Internal Affairs is investigating the manner in which the investigating officers work. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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20 August 1998 (Australia)  »

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AUD 2,600,000 (estimated)
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[repeated line]
John Steele: I'm interrupting this interview for the purpose of making further inquiries.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the New Yorker Video DVD, right before the main menu appears, a quote of Eddie Fleming fills the screen: "Just goes to show you how the mind works." At the very end, after the credits roll, a quote of Det. Steele fills the screen: "I don't know Mr. Fleming, how does the mind work?" But if you run the end credits a second time a different quote appears at the end, this time from Det. Prior: "It's about a fucking stolen fucking car you fucking fuckwit." See more »

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A truly amazing film
23 July 2006 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

If you've ever doubted Hugo Weaving's acting skill - then this is the movie to set you straight. Weaving's performance is spectacular, it's got a gritty, human tangible feel - I saw this on the big screen, but even on TV he still has that emotional realism you can't fault.

If you're a Weaving fan and you haven't seen this - then go and get it right now.

If you're a Matrix fan and you haven't seen this - go and get it now - you'll get to see agent smith on the other side of an interrogation room.

This movie is a non-stop discovery, you'll spend the entire movie questioning the characters, their motives and the truth of the tale unfolding.

I cannot recommend this movie strongly enough, it is an unknown classic.


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