Turtle beach

Australia, 1991

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Judith Wilkes (Greta Scacchi) is an ambitious journalist on the trail of a story every reporter dreams of - a refugee in crisis in Malaysia with international repercussions. The officials have shunned Judith and the authorities have barred her from investigations. Her only hope lies in befriending the exotic Minou Hobday (Joan Chen), the wife of a high ranking diplomat and a woman with connections. Co-starring Jack Thompson and Art Malik. From the original novel “Turtle Beach” by Blanche d’Alpuget.

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Credits

producer

Matt Carroll

production company

Coote and Carroll

Village Roadshow Pictures

Regency International Pictures

director

Stephen Wallace

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1991

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303359

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

TMDB-Movie

272902

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