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Story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Collins ... Roland Copping
Hugo Weaving ... Jonathan Wheats
Josephine Byrnes ... Beth Wheats
Mitchell McMahon Mitchell McMahon ... Young Roland Copping
Andrew McMahon Andrew McMahon ... Young Matthew
Rebel Penfold-Russell Rebel Penfold-Russell ... Mother (as Rebel Russell)
Peter Mochrie Peter Mochrie ... Michael Allen
Helen O'Connor Helen O'Connor ... Margaret
Colleen Clifford Colleen Clifford ... Mrs. Waterson
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Judge
Gandhi MacIntyre ... Cartel Valuer
Christina Ormani Christina Ormani ... Telephone Girl
Nicholas Hammond ... Detective Simms
Kee Chan ... Detective Alan
Ian Cockburn Ian Cockburn ... Matthew
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Story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an escalating vendetta with a couple who make an unusual insurance claim. Written by Anonymous

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Having too much fun can be deadly! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arpa on heitetty See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$247, 19 September 1993, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$553
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Directorial debut of Stephan Elliott. See more »

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Referenced in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) See more »

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I've Got You Under My Skin
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Performed by Marcia Hines with Bob Cousins Big Band
Courtesy of Peter Rix Management
Arranged and Conducted by Derek Williams
Produced by Guy Gross
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A very interesting movie!
30 January 2007 | by adrianlcampbellSee all my reviews

By far this is one of my favorite movies. It is so different than the norm that Hollywood puts out. I came across it one morning on one of the movie channels. I watched the last 45 minutes of it, but was so intrigued I had to track down the movie. I finally found a copy on the PAL system, got it and had it transfered over to VHS. This was a few years ago. I wish they would release it on to DVD.

Phil Collins gives a wonderful performance, he needs to do more movies roles. Hugo Weaving is also a delight to watch, it is different to see him in a non-action role. I recommend this movie to anyone who is lucky to come across it.


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