From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Self Defense (1983, Canada) is a Crime-Thriller film directed by Paul Donovan & Maura O'Connell
- Released in 1983
- Running Time: 84 Min.
- Production Co: Salter Street Films International
- Distribution Co: Filmways Australasian Distributors (Australia) (theatrical) | New Line Cinema (1985) (USA) (theatrical)
- Directed by Paul Donovan & Maura O'Connell
- Written by Paul Donovan, Marc Vautour
- Starring Tom Nardini, Brenda Bazinet, Daryl Haney, Terry-David Després, Jack Blum, Keith Knight, Doug Lennox, Jeff Pustil
- Produced by Michael Donovan, Paul Donovan, Maura O'Connell, John Walsch
- Original Music by Peter Jermyn, Drew King
- Cinematography by Les Krizsan
- Film Editing by Ian McBride
- During a police strike in Nova Scotia's capital city, a gang of hoodlums end up unintentionally causing the owner of a gay bar to be killed. This escalates into a string of murders with a lone survivor trying to not be next.
Also Known As
- Assedio alla città (Italy)
- L'assedio (Italy)
- New York 1991 - Nacht ohne Gesetz (Germany)
- Night Warriors (Netherlands) (video title)
- Siège (France)
- Today, their city. Tomorrow... yours!
- Their badge is a license to kill
- When the police strike prepare for siege ...the first night belongs to the vigilantes