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High Tide (1987)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 July 1987 (Australia)
Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.

Director:

Gillian Armstrong

Writer:

Laura Jones (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Davis ... Lilli
Jan Adele Jan Adele ... Bet
Claudia Karvan ... Ally
Colin Friels ... Mick
John Clayton John Clayton ... Col
Frankie J. Holden Frankie J. Holden ... Lester
Toni Scanlan Toni Scanlan ... Mary (as Toni Scanlon)
Monica Trapaga Monica Trapaga ... Tracey
Barry Rugless Barry Rugless ... Club Manager
'Cowboy' Bob Purtell 'Cowboy' Bob Purtell ... Joe
Mark Hembrow Mark Hembrow ... Mechanic
Emily Stocker Emily Stocker ... Michelle
Marc Aden Gray Marc Aden Gray ... Jason (as Marc Gray)
Jan Boreham Jan Boreham ... Mona
May Howlett May Howlett ... Mick's Mum
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Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park. Written by Anonymous

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When your past catches up with you, you either face it or keep running.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 1987 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Dagály See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$138,288
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hemdale, FGH, SJL See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Director Gillian Armstrong had actually stayed many years before at the Mermaid Caravan Park, known as the Eden Caravan Park in real life), where part of the film is set. See more »


Soundtracks

On the Land
Performed by Wayne Smith
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so good its breathtaking
15 May 2002 | by Diron462See all my reviews

High Tide an emotional rollercoaster that leaves you satisfied. Judy Davis is pure genuis in this role.A back up singer fired from her job ,her car breaks down .She trying to get back on the road when see meets her daughter that she gave away long ago.Now the life she was living she wants to change now.


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