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End Play (1976)

Director:

Tim Burstall

Writers:

Tim Burstall (screenplay), Russell Braddon (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Mallaby George Mallaby ... Robert Gifford
John Waters ... Mark Gifford
Ken Goodlet Ken Goodlet ... Supt. Cheadle
Delvene Delaney Delvene Delaney ... Janine Talbort
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ... Dr. Fairburn (as Charles Tingwell)
Belinda Giblin Belinda Giblin ... Margaret Gifford
Robert Hewett Robert Hewett ... Sgt. Robinson
Kevin Miles Kevin Miles ... Charlie Bricknall
Walter Pym Walter Pym ... Stanley Lipton
Sheila Florance ... Mavis Lipton
Barry McQueen Barry McQueen ... TV Newscaster
Reg Gorman Reg Gorman ... TV Reporter
Adrian Wright ... Andrew Gifford
Jan Friedl Jan Friedl ... Policewoman
John Lamond Jr. John Lamond Jr. ... Robbie as a Child (as John Lamond)
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1976 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Endplay See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hexagon Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Trivia

Writer-director-producer Tim Burstall defended this filmed adaptation of the non-Australian 'End Play' novel by Australian-born Russell Braddon by stating in a press release that the characters had very Australian qualities. Burstall said that the film had "a kind of directness and fairness that . . is unlikely to be found in an English context". See more »

Quotes

Janine Talbort: You don't waste much time, do you?
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A thrilling, well acted Australian classic
7 December 2002 | by alvinpurple73See all my reviews

A compelling and thrilling suspense drama, set around two bizarre brothers and their sinister involvement with the disappearances of female hitchhikers. On the edge of your seat suspense, with great performances by John Waters and George Mallaby, who star as the disturbed brothers. Be prepared for the twist ending! Recommended Viewing.


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