Stephen Wallace, 101 mins, Australia, 1980. Print Courtesy: National Film and Sound Archive. Courtesy: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia & Kodak Atlab Collection

Based on a true story, this uncompromising prison classic confronts hidden social issues surrounding the treatment of prisoners in Australia.

In a career-defining role, Bryan Brown plays China Jackson, a prisoner who, after going public on television about the prison bashings by warders, is then returned a few years later to the same prison where the assaults occurred.

What follows is a powerhouse portrayal of his rebellion against the brutal authorities.

Dates   Sat 27 Oct 2007, 4pm
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