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Bedevil (1993)

Three Australian stories of the supernatural are recounted in this anthology. Rick (Jack Charles), an Aboriginal boy living near a swamp on Bribie Island, is haunted by an American solider ... See full summary »

Director:

Tracey Moffatt

Writer:

Tracey Moffatt
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lex Marinos Lex Marinos ... Dimitri
Tracey Moffatt Tracey Moffatt ... Ruby Morphet
Riccardo Natoli Riccardo Natoli ... Spiro
Dina Panozzo Dina Panozzo ... Voula
Mawuyul Yanthalawuy Mawuyul Yanthalawuy ... Maudie
Les Foxcroft Les Foxcroft
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Auriel Andrews Auriel Andrews ... Older Ruby
Debai Baira Debai Baira ... Emelda
Banula Banula ... David
Daphne Byers Daphne Byers
Jack Charles ... Rick
Diana Davidson Diana Davidson ... Shelley
Pinau Ghee Pinau Ghee ... Beba
Patricia Handy Patricia Handy ... Minnie
Ben Kennedy Ben Kennedy
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Storyline

Three Australian stories of the supernatural are recounted in this anthology. Rick (Jack Charles), an Aboriginal boy living near a swamp on Bribie Island, is haunted by an American solider who drowned in quicksand. Ruby (Tracey Moffatt) and her family live in a house near long-abandoned train tracks, which still carry ghostly apparitions. A landlord (Lex Marinos) has trouble evicting the tenants of an old warehouse: a couple that's been dead for years.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When the unexplained happens

Genres:

Horror

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1993 (Australia) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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avant gard and popular style in one
11 July 2004 | by lechatalemotSee all my reviews

In the best style of the supernatural stories of the television sixties Tracey Moffatt give us avant gard cinematography making a stylized Australian outback mixed between real things and sets with a very beautiful and dramatical photography full of irony, humour ,suspense and tragedy; she made a very unusual films and as always with this kind of films is very hard to accept the new reality that the director propose, then after the mixed feelings regular moviegoers but just of the regular cinema that always told the same story and in the same style never creating a new world, probably could be disappointed, if you think cinema is an adventure and the approximation to new cosmovisions and of course poetry and beauty, then this is a film for you.


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