Wake in Fright - DVD
InformationBelieved to have been lost for many years this film. Includes special features.
Awe-inspiring, brutal and stunning, '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 his one night stretches to five and he plunges headlong towards 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 riffle with one bullet left...
Believed lost for many years, 'Wake in Fright' has been painstakingly restored by Australian National Film and Sound Archive and AtLab Deluxe, and is presented in its original uncompromising form.