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Wake in Fright (1971)

R
109 min | Drama, Thriller

After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.
Writers
Evan Jones (screenplay by) | Kenneth Cook (based on the novel "Wake in Fright" by)
Producer
George Willoughby (produced by)
Composer
John Scott (music composed by)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Sep 22, 1971 (United States)

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Donald Pleasence
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Gary Bond
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Chips Rafferty
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Sylvia Kay
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Al Thomas
Tim Hynes Tim Hynes   See fewer
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John Meillon
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Slim DeGrey
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Maggie Dence
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Norman Erskine
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Owen Moase
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John Dalleen
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Buster Fiddess
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Tex Foote
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Colin Hughes
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Jacko Jackson
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Dawn Lake
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Harry Lawrence
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Robert McDarra
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Carlo Manchini
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Nelson
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Gordon Piper
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7.7 / 10 | 10,287 votes