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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

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)