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You Can't Stop the Murders (2003)

Small-town police fear for their lives after a set of serial murders with a Village People connection.

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Constable Gary Raymond
Akmal Saleh ...
Constable Akmal
Anthony Mir ...
Detective Tony Charles
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Chief Carter
Kirstie Hutton ...
Julia Broadmeadows
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Barry
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Bob the Postman
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Sebastian
Kenny Graham ...
Nigel
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Kitty Flanagan ...
Berryl
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Warren
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Len / Cameraman
Bruce Venables ...
Henry the Butcher
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Police in the tiny Australian town of Sleepy West are baffled by a series of murders in which a biker, a construction worker, a sailor, a cowboy and an Indian are killed. To their horror, they realise that someone is killing people with the same occupations as the Village People, and there is one occupation left - the cop! With the help of a reluctant detective from out of town, the police race to find the killer before one of them turns up dead. Written by Alexander Lum

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...nobody can stop the murders!

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13 March 2003 (Australia)  »

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Fantastic Film
31 March 2005 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a really refreshing film given the height of junk my country has been spewing onto the silver screen of late.

An Australian film with a script and story that doesn't seem like it has gone directly out of the scribble pad and onto the screen. It's funny, dark. The best film made here since Muriel's Wedding. I had hoped it would be the beginning of better things for our industry, but alas it would seem it is just a diamond in the rough.

The only thing I have against it is the lack of technical depth with the filming. NOT EVERY Australian FILM HAS TO HAVE EVERY SCENE WITH MAXIMUM LIGHTING. Try having a bit of variety with the look.

Definitely one for the DVD collection. Yay SBS Independent, and yay Miramax (if FFC won't fund good films, at least there are companies that will) Loved It!!!!!!!!!!!


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