Shame

Australia, 1987

Film
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Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness), a city barrister is touring the outback alone when she is forced to stay in a small, isolated town when her motorbike breaks down. During her enforced stay she uncovers the scandal that grips the town in fear, and becomes the catalyst for a dramatic and riveting battle. A disturbing look at the sexual attitudes of an Australian rural society in decline. Also stars Simone Buchanan and Tony Barry.

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Credits

production company

Barron Films

UAA Films

co-producer

Paul D. Barron

Damien Parer

director

Steve Steve Jodrell

Duration

01:33:33:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303939

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

113747

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