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Frauds (1993)

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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Stephan Elliott

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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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Storyline

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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A film about fun, foul play and a bastard called Roland. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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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 Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Directorial debut of Stephan Elliott. See more »


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I've Got You Under My Skin
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Published by Warner/Chappell Music
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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Frauds....A winner to me
13 March 2011 | by schofySee all my reviews

I realise the first thing people who look at this movie will think 2 things. Australia and Phil Collins grumble, grumble, grumble...Well I watched this film in as best an objective observer as I could be. I like Phil Collins as a musician, I say like, I mean I really like, but however if I thought he was awful I would say so. Sure this film was not going to win an Oscar, But it's clever, Quirky and the humour is darkly rich. The 3 leads are excellent, All border line madness as their worlds collapse around them at various moments. I really enjoyed this film and also goes to show that not only do you not have to spent mega bucks on a good wacky thriller but keep your eyes peeled, The uk and USA don't have the rights anymore on making appealing movies. Rent it, Buy it, Watch it, It will make a good Saturday night :)


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