From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Freedom (1982, AUS) is a Road film directed by Scott Hicks


Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Production Co: South Australian Film Corporation/Endeavour Communications Corporation
  • Distribution Co: Roadshow
  • Directed by Scott Hicks
  • Produced by Matt Carroll
  • Written by John Emery
  • Starring Jon Blake, Jad Capelja
  • Cinematography Ron Johanson
  • Edited by Philip Reid

Plot Summary

  • Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.


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  • A young man's attempt to fuel his wildest dreams.
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  • A stolen car ... a beautiful girl ... a dreamer on the run ...
  • Freedom comes...freedom goes...if you let it...
  • Grab it while you can!
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