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Dreamtime's Over (2009)

Prey (original title)
Three Australian couples stumble across an ancient curse in the Outback, and their dream holiday turns into a nightmare that may kill them all.


Oscar D'Roccster


John V. Soto, Elizabeth Howatt-Jackman (additional story and dialogue) | 1 more credit »

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Credited cast:
Natalie Bassingthwaighte Natalie Bassingthwaighte ... Kate
Jesse Johnson ... Gus
Natalie Walker Natalie Walker ... Ling
Ben Knight Ben Knight ... Matt (as Ben Kermode)
Christian Clark ... Jason
Kristin Sargent ... Annika
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicholas Bell ... Bill
Joe Hachem Joe Hachem ... Motel Operator
Jennifer Hansen Jennifer Hansen ... Waitress
Geire Kami Geire Kami ... Patient
Dawn Klingberg Dawn Klingberg ... Kora
Suhayb Lahdo Suhayb Lahdo ... The Man
Pamela Shaw ... Morgan Weismann
Leon Stripp Leon Stripp


The story is inspired by the disappearance in the late 80's of a North American couple who disappeared in the West Australian desert on a 4WD holiday. They were never seen alive again. Their abandoned vehicles and totally unused supplies were found in sand dunes near an Aboriginal sacred site--less than an hour away from the closest town. Two years later, the two men were both found dead of natural causes, on the same day, 1000 miles apart back in North America. Twenty years after the original incident, 3 couples who set out into the same desert and unluckily end up in the same area, at the same time of year, with disastrous results. The previously unrevealed psychological and sexual liaisons the couple's had secretly shared come to light as there lives end one-by-one. Who will survive? Written by Robert Lewis Galinsky

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Release Date:

12 May 2009 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

AUD 1,089 (Australia), 10 May 2009, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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hit me in the head with a hammer
15 November 2009 | by alan rondalSee all my reviews

Yep, my title says it all and its what i said to a mate when i was watching it. You don't understand how bad this movie is until you watch it. its like a monkey found a football and said i can banging that. He's trying, he's getting the idea but as he goes he keeps falling off and jumping right back on not releasing that everyone watching is in tears of laughter. ah...poor monkey. This movie is the monkey. There are blatant attempts to make this international product by making 2 of the leads American. but their accents are so bad that the dog down the street started to howl in pain, i'm serious. but how's this for editing: 2 cars, 2 cars, 2 cars, 3 CARS, 2 cars, 2 cars. Yep the editor is numerically dyslexic(if thats not spelled right i don't care because the film maker sure as hell didn't) I didn't want my money back though, i never do, because i think of these movies as a cathartic experience. I do want people to know that we do make good movies in Australia, its just that our genre stuff isn't quite hitting the mark right now.

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