Track 29

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
Please note

Sorry, we aren't able to make images or video for this item available to the public online.

This surreal, darkly comic psychological thriller stars Theresa Russell as a young woman, permanently scarred by a teenage rape, which resulted in a pregnancy and the forced removal of her baby. Obsessed by the loss of her child, and married to an equally, but differently obsessed doctor husband, (model trains and playfully masochistic sessions with his nurse), she is confronted one day by a mysterious stranger who claims to be her long-lost son. It seems he also has been obsessed with finding his mother, but at this point reality and fantasy become confused and a deadly and erotic game begins … Also stars Gary Oldman and Christopher Lloyd with Sandra Bernhardt in a cameo role. Dennis Potter wrote the script.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

Stream, rent or buy via Just Watch Logo

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Nicolas Roeg

producer

Rick McCallum

production company

HandMade Films

Duration

01:27:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/83126--track-29/ |title=Track 29 |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=22 April 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}