A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The next victim is an American TV-journalist. Her husband Carl gets there and starts to search for the truth. The local inhabitants won't really help him, but he is joined by a hunter and a female farmer to find the beast.Written by
Often noted was Russell Mulcahy's music-video-informed style: fast cutting, filters and strobe lighting. The New York Times ascribed a "bizarre, almost Dali-esque character" to the visuals. See more »
Come on, off to bed. There, there, Scotty. Now, now, now, boy, it's alright.
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The uncut footage features a slightly longer version of Beth Winter's death. Jake Cullen has his face bitten off by the Razorback and is later seen with worms feeding off his rotting corpse. Dicko's death is much longer with more graphic shots of his leg in the Razorback's mouth and him spitting blood as he gets dragged away. The Razorback spits blood onto Carl Winter's face four times instead of two. See more »
Has anyone else noticed the similarities between Brennan's 1981 novel-of-the-same-name and Kenneth Cook's 1980 novel 'Pig', "an adventure thriller about a conservationist who sets out to trap a monstrous black pig..."?
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