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WAKE IN FRIGHT

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Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Australia, United States, 1971
Drama, Thriller, Cult

Synopsis

A schoolteacher, stuck in a teaching post in an arid backwater, stops off in a mining town on his way home for Christmas. Discovering a local gambling craze that may grant him the money to move back to Sydney for good, he embarks on a five-day nightmarish odyssey of drinking, gambling, and hunting.

Synopsis

A schoolteacher, stuck in a teaching post in an arid backwater, stops off in a mining town on his way home for Christmas. Discovering a local gambling craze that may grant him the money to move back to Sydney for good, he embarks on a five-day nightmarish odyssey of drinking, gambling, and hunting.

Trailer
Wake in FrightDirected byTed Kotcheff

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Cannes Film Festival
1971
2009

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