About

Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

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Directed by

Ted Kotcheff

Written by

Evan Jones (Screenplay)
Kenneth Cook (Novel)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

Australia

Language

English

Tagline

Have a drink, mate? Have a fight, mate? Have some dust and sweat, mate? There's nothing else out here.

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Keywords

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