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An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal,... See more »

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Tracey Tainsh ...
Jackie Grenville
David Reyne ...
Barry Norden
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Reverend Aldershot
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Bill Dolan
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Harry Benson
Phil Brock ...
John Hatcher
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John Mainsbridge
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William Morris
Errol O'Neill ...
Programmer
Penny Jones ...
Programmer
Gennifer Flowers ...
Mrs. Grenville (as Jennifer Flowers)
Kym Lynch ...
George Slater
Ian Leigh-Cooper ...
Librarian
Lynne Schofield ...
Madame Cheveraux
Rod Warren ...
Television Newsreader
Alexander Black ...
Archives clerk
Robert Eastgate ...
Second detective
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Radio announcer (voice)
Maurice Hughes ...
Country policeman
Laurence Hodge ...
Man at telephone box
Bill Watson ...
Farmer
Swaggy ...
Himself - Dog
Tui Bow ...
Miss Morton

Directed by

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Ron Way

Written by

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James Fishburn ... (script) &
Ron Way ... (script) &
Matt White ... (script)
 
William Russell ... (original screenplay)

Produced by

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James Fishburn ... producer
Matt White ... producer
Colson Worner ... executive producer

Music by

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Tommy Tycho

Cinematography by

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Malcolm McCulloch

Film Editing by

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Pippa Anderson ... supervising editor

Editorial Department

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Ray Cooper ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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James Fishburn

Production Design by

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Richard Rooker ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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Richard Rooker

Makeup Department

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April Harvey ... assistant makeup artist
Margaret Lingham ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Penny Wall ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Dorian Z. Newstead ... first assistant director
Kurt Olsen ... third assistant director
Gary Wilde ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Terry Barry ... construction worker
John Bestavaar ... assistant construction
David Franks ... construction manager
Clifford Hillier ... construction worker (as Cliff Hillier)
Jill Loof ... props buyer
Aub Nieborg ... construction worker
John Watson ... stand-by props
Randy Vellacott ... fine artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Greg Bell ... sound designer
Max Bowring ... sound recordist
Ray Cooper ... assistant sound editor
Julian Ellingworth ... Dolby sound mixed by
Phil Heywood ... post sync dialogue recorded by
Boris Karivoroutchko ... sound assistant
Mark Keating ... boom operator
Alasdair Macfarlane ... Dolby sound mixed by
Danielle Wiessner ... assistant sound editor

Special Effects by

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Peter Shoesmith ... special effects
David Whan ... special effects

Stunts

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Phil Brock ... stunt coordinator
Gordon Waddell ... stunt assistant

Camera and Electrical Department

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Geoff Brown ... crane operator: Louma crane
John Bryden Brown ... assistant electrician (as John Bryden-Brown)
Richard Campion ... still photographer
Matthew Carius ... assistant grip
Tonti Connolly ... clapper loader
Les Frazier ... best boy
Warren Grieef ... grip
Tony Holtham ... gaffer
Jack Lester ... key grip
Gene Moller ... camera assistant: second unit
Geoffrey Owen ... camera grip (as Geoff Owen)
Henry Pierce ... camera operator / camera operator: second unit
Ross Powell ... gaffer: second unit
Brad Shield ... focus puller
Adam Williams ... generator operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Maureen Klestov ... wardrobe supervisor
Helen Mains ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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David Adermann ... location manager
David Barbour ... location runner
Lee Dunlop ... location runner

Music Department

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Paul Baker ... additional music
Martin Benge ... music recorder: E.M.I. Studios Sydney
Ken Laing ... music coordinator: Media Music Co-ordination
The Sydney International Orchestra ... music performers
Tommy Tycho ... conductor

Other crew

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Su Armstrong ... insurance broker
Tina Butler ... production coordinator
Anthea Dean ... continuity
Margaret Garland ... producer's secretary
David Hodges ... opticals
George Kenny ... laboratory liaison
Frank Manley ... caterer
Andrew Mason ... title designer: opening titles
Ken McLeod ... safety officer
Roslyn Newbury ... production secretary
Paula Shield ... unit nurse
Bev Stephenson ... assistant to caterer
Marc Valinoti ... production runner
Belinda Williams ... production accountant

Thanks

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Heather Philp ... special thanks (as Miss Heather Philp)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal, but unable to convince anyone of her story, she investigates the crime herself. Written by Brian J. Wright

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Taglines The farm . . . where the calendar plays strange tricks. See more »
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Also Known As
  • La granja del francés (Spain)
  • Francuska farma (Poland)
  • Sta vimata tou thanatou (Greece)
Runtime
  • 100 min
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Trivia This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »
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