Wake in Fright (1971) Trailer
Brutal, uncompromising and stunning Wake in Fright tells is the story of a young teacher, John Grant, who arrives in a rough outback mining town planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney. But, on this one hot night in Bundanyabba, Grant decides to go into a smoky, crowded pub...
However, one night stretches to five, in which he discovers gambling, ruins himself financially and plunges headlong toward his own destruction.
When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead there is a self-loathing man in a desolate wasteland, dirty, red-eyed, sitting against a tree and looking at a rifle with one bullet left...
- Posted: November 08, 2009
- Director: Ted Kotcheff
- Writer: Evan Jones
- Studio: United Artists
- Release: October 10, 1971
- Cast: Chips Rafferty, Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond
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