Wake in Fright

Also Known As

Despertar en el infierno ( Spain ), Kova loma ( Finland ), Outback ( ), Vaarallinen loma ( Finland ), Xypnima ston tromo ( Greece )


Wake in Fright

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Donald Pleasence

'Doc' Tydon

Gary Bond

John Grant

Chips Rafferty

Jock Crawford

Sylvia Kay

Janette Hynes


Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney. But his one night stretches to five and he plunges headlong toward his own destruction. When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead there is a self-loathing man in a desolate wasteland, dirty, red-eyed, sitting against a tree and looking at a rifle with one bullet left...

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I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.05 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

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Thanks12 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.





Thanks for that comment good to know29 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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thanks24 February 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

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Powerful story05 February 2011

Known as "Wake in Fright" in Australia, the film is still powerful nearly thirty years after it was made, although viewers unaccustomed to the Australian lingo may need an Australian dictionary to get them through some scenes.

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