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Wake in Fright


[[Feature~V55554~Outback~wrangler]] was based on Kenneth Cook's novel Wake in Fright. [[Performer~P7211~Gary Bond~garybond]] plays a naive young Australian teacher who is tragically unprepared for his new position in the outback. The community he has been sent to is populated almost exclusively by amoral, primitive toughs, more interested in slaughtering kangaroos and sexual carousing than in such niceties as education or propriety. The methodical shattering of Bond's dearly held values plunge the young...more

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