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Wake in Fright

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:October 5, 2012
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson
Director:Ted Kotcheff
Writer:Kenneth Cook, Evan Jones
Distributor:Drafthouse Films

Description: 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...

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