On Queensland's Gold Coast in the early 1980s, when a disgraced former cop, Michael Stacey writes a book exposing police corruption, does an investigation resulting in 2 murders, exposes a religious cult and watches the army begin a military coup.
" . . . this is Queensland, not California, and I can tell as many lies as I like . . . "
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A sequel, "Goodbye Adelaide", by the film's screenwriters Bob Ellis and Denny Lawrence, was written but never made.The story feature Michael Stacey completing his expose and launching the book at the Adelaide Festival where he gets involved in an attempted defection by a Russian agent. See more
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