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The Screen Guide

The true story of Australia's 'Great Plane Robbery' of 1971. Calling himself Mr Brown, petty criminal Peter Marcari extorts $500,000 from Australia's national airline Qantas. After a day of tension, suspense and ironic twists of fate, he makes a clean getaway. An international manhunt begins.

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Crew

Director
Scott Hicks
Writers
Scott Hicks  Terry Jennings
Producer
Terry Jennings
Dir. of Photography
Geoffrey Simpson ACS
Composer
Cameron Allan
Editor
Andrew Prowse
Production Designer
Lisa Elvy

Cast

Chris Haywood - Vincent Ball - Bill Hunter - Russell Kiefel - John Polson - John Frawley

Production Details

Production Completion
1985
Genre
Thriller
Production Company
The Kino Film Co Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1986)