Wake In Fright

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1971 | Colour
  • Running time: 114 min
  • Production Co: Group W, NLT
  • Distribution Co: United Artists
  • Directed by Ted Kotcheff
  • Produced by George Willoughby
  • Written by Kenneth Cook, Evan Jones
  • Starring: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson
  • Cinematography by Brian West
  • Original music by John Scott
  • Film editing by Anthony Buckley

Plot Summary

  • After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.

Also Known As

  • Outback


  • Have a drink, mate? Have a fight, mate? Have some dust and sweat, mate? There's nothing else out here.
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