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

producer

Ross Dimsey

production company

Filmways

Naked Country Productions

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37371

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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