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The Screen Guide

Carl Fitzgerald, the chef in a seedy rock 'n' roll club, struggles to maintain his dignity amidst brutality and squalor. He sees a chance to escape when he meets the voluptuous Sophie but a nasty accident at the club leaves him feeling more threatened than ever.

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Crew

Director
John Ruane
Writers
Boyd Oxlade  John Ruane
Producer
Timothy White
Executive Producers
Bryce Menzies
Dir. of Photography
Ellery Ryan
Composer
Phil Judd
Editor
Neil Thumpston
Production Designer
Chris Kennedy

Cast

Sam Neill - Zoe Carides - John Clarke

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1990
Genre
Comedy
Production Company
Meridian Films Victoria Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Overseas Film Group Inc

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film - UCLA
    (1996)
  • Strictly Oz Event
    (1996)
  • Australian Film Week - Ireland
    (1996)
  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film
    (1995)
  • Urban Edge Film Season - London
    (1994)
  • Urban Edge Film Season - Washington
    (1994)
  • Video Industry Distributors Association
    (1992)
  • Wellington Film Festival
    (1991)
  • Vancouver International Film Festival
    (1991)
  • Seattle International Film Festival
    (1991)
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    (1991)
  • Australasian Performing Right Association Limited
    (1991)
  • American Film Institute
    (1991)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1991)
  • Australasian Academy of Broadcast Arts and Sciences
    (1990)