The Naked Country

Australia, 1984

Film
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An adaptation of the Morris West novel, set in spectacular scenery in the Northern Territory. John Stanton plays a station-master, whose inland journey involves him in a nightmare of violence, intrigue, tribal law and double-dealing. Directed by Burstall in his usual purple manner: plenty of gore, sex and colourful scenery. Cast includes John Stanton, Rebecca Gilling and Ivor Kants.

Credits

director

Tim Burstall

producer

Ross Dimsey

production company

Filmways

Naked Country Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37371

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Detective and mystery films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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