Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright
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Synopsis

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, as his one night stretches to five, he plunges headlong toward his own destruction. When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead...

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Starring

Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (R)
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 54 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

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, as his one night stretches to five, 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...

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 54 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, October 05, 2012-NY/LA (Re-release)
    Sunday, February 20, 1972-NY
  • MPAA Rating
    (R)
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Ted Kotcheff
  • Writer(s)
    Kenneth Cook, Evan Jones
  • Studio
    Drafthouse Films
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Wednesday, April 23
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