Heatwave

Australia, 1981

Film
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A suspenseful thriller about a woman who cared too much about people, their lives and their homes, and a man who had a job to do and wouldn’t be swayed by emotions. She represented the people, he represented power and corruption and together they were heading towards trouble. Cast includes Judy Davis, Richard Moir, Chris Haywood, Bill Hunter and John Meillon. PLEASE NOTE: THE 16MM PRINT OF THIS FILM HAS NORWEGIAN SUBTITLES

Credits

director
co-producer

Ross Matthews

Hilary Linstead

production company

Heatwave Films Pty Ltd, Sydney Australia F F P A A

Duration

01:30:22:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35835

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing development - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Battles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing development - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing development - Australia

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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