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Writer:
Kieran Galvin (written by)
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Release Date:
2005 (Australia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He's taking her home. Unconscious. Bad idea. See more »
Plot:
Attempting suicide, sultry but down-on-her-luck swindler Liz is rescued by lonely tow truck driver Aiden... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Nadia Townsend ... Liz

Bernard Curry ... Aiden
Terence Donovan ... Dr. Holden
Susan Ellis ... Helen
Sally Bull ... Jackie
Peter Barron ... Dan

Deniz Akdeniz ... Omar
Richie Akers ... Dr. Wicklow
Gregory Ross ... Robert
Brenda Palmer ... Maggie

Andy McPhee ... Police Officer
Les Toth ... Max
Teague Rook ... Detective Harper
Ian McMillan ... Detective Reece
Zac Richmond ... Mikey (as Zac Richmonds)

Directed by
Kieran Galvin 
 
Writing credits
Kieran Galvin (written by)

Produced by
Melissa Beauford .... producer
Kieran Galvin .... producer
Karel Segers .... co-producer
Alex Springer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Karel Segers 
 
Cinematography by
Tom Gleeson 
 
Film Editing by
Mark Atkin 
 
Production Design by
Jessamy Llewelyn 
 
Art Direction by
Kirsten Mcalpine 
 
Makeup Department
Louise Monnington .... key hair stylist
Louise Monnington .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bernadette Wynack .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Burrows .... second second assistant director
Andrew Campbell .... second assistant director
David No .... action director
Andrew Power .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Andy Montague .... set constructor
 
Sound Department
Craig Carter .... sound designer
James Harvey .... sound editor
Andrew Neil .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Milo Angel .... still photographer
John Brawley .... director of photography: second unit
Jamie Leckie .... grip
Con Mancuso .... electrician
James Puli .... clapper loader
Stephen Robinson .... grip
Gene Van Dam .... gaffer
Natalie van den Dungen .... additional clapper loader
Peter White .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Louise Monnington .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Geoffrey Stott .... conforming editor
 
Other crew
Jannine Barnes .... production coordinator
Joe Pampanella .... safety supervisor
Karel Segers .... script editor
Nicole Sievert .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
Australia:95 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
From Bearded Nutjob to Paranoid Schizophrenic Dreamboat, 5 April 2006
Author: apostate03 from United States

Well, my girlfriend seemed to think the main guy was handsome without his beard at least. I can't imagine this film will be released in America so I'm lucky to have seen it at the Philadelphia International Film Festival.

Overall the movie makes great use of its hour and a half running time, being consistently absorbing throughout its entirety. The story is rather standard of captive growing to trust their captor fare and then turning the tables on them, but it is wittily written enough to make the concept seem fresh. Much of this has to due with the superb straight-forward direction without a lot of tricky camera work, so that in some ways it is reminiscent of a Dogma film. Especially nice is that there is no over- or melodramatic score interrupting the natural flow of the scenes which is always a plus Overall a highly recommended film.

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