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The Interview (1998)

A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted.

Director:

Craig Monahan
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9 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hugo Weaving ... Eddie Rodney Fleming
Tony Martin ... Det. Sgt. John Steele
Aaron Jeffery ... Det. Sr. Const. Wayne Prior
Paul Sonkkila Paul Sonkkila ... Det. Insp. Jackson
Michael Caton ... Barry Walls
Peter McCauley Peter McCauley ... Det. Hudson
Glynis Angel Glynis Angel ... Det. Robran
Leverne McDonnell Leverne McDonnell ... Solicitor
Libby Stone Libby Stone ... Mrs. Beecroft
Andrew Bayly Andrew Bayly ... Const. Prowse
Doug Dew Doug Dew ... Beecroft
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sue Broberg ... Maria Garabaldi
Pat Cavanaugh Pat Cavanaugh ... Detective
Polly Crooke Polly Crooke ... Fingers
Robert Davis Robert Davis ... Detective
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Storyline

A modest man is suddenly seized from his apartment and interrogated by the police for what initially is presented as involving a stolen car, but its slowly revealed to involve a serial killing. Meanwhile Internal Affairs is investigating the manner in which the investigating officers work. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

Just goes to show you how the mind works... See more »

Genres:

Thriller | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1998 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Interview See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD 2,600,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Pointblank Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Hugo Weaving is actually four years younger than his character claims to be. See more »

Quotes

Det. Hudson: [about Det. Steele] Do you realize how many times the ethics committee has had to look at him?
Det Sgt Quinlan: Because he gets results?
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the New Yorker Video DVD, right before the main menu appears, a quote of Eddie Fleming fills the screen: "Just goes to show you how the mind works." At the very end, after the credits roll, a quote of Det. Steele fills the screen: "I don't know Mr. Fleming, how does the mind work?" But if you run the end credits a second time a different quote appears at the end, this time from Det. Prior: "It's about a fucking stolen fucking car you fucking fuckwit." See more »

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An Aussie Classic!
3 April 2002 | by claybo76See all my reviews

While the supporting cast is excellent, make no mistake: this is Hugo Weaving's film. He constantly keeps the audience guessing and easily changes his role from the victim to the villain by the tweaking of his facial features.

Hugo is starting to make waves in the international scene, and hopefully, if there's any justice he will a win similar success that Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce are enjoying. Roles in the Matrix (and now Lord Of The Rings) trilogy are winning him notice.

This film is recommended for those don't think any movie made in Australia (by Australians) can be worth watching. A very intelligent film that demands your attention and holds your intrigue until the very last shot.


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