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The Last Wave (1977)

PG
106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.
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Director
Writers
Peter Weir (screenplay) | Tony Morphett (screenplay) | Petru Popescu (screenplay)
Producers
Hal McElroy | Jim McElroy (as James McElroy)
Composer
Groove Myers (as Charles Wain)
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Budget
$ 810,000
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Release date
Jan 1979 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Richard Chamberlain
David Burton David Burton   See fewer
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Olivia Hamnett
Annie Burton Annie Burton   See fewer
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David Gulpilil
Chris Lee (as Gulpilil) Chris Lee (as Gulpilil)   See fewer
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Frederick Parslow
Rev. Burton Rev. Burton   See fewer
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Vivean Gray
Dr. Whitburn Dr. Whitburn   See fewer
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Walter Amagula
Gerry Lee Gerry Lee   See fewer
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Roy Bara
Larry Larry   See fewer
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Cedrick Lalara
Lindsey Lindsey   See fewer
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Peter Carroll
Michael Zeadler Michael Zeadler   See fewer
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Athol Compton
Billy Corman Billy Corman   See fewer
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Michael Duffield
Andrew Potter Andrew Potter   See fewer
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Wallas Eaton
Morgue Doctor Morgue Doctor   See fewer
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Jo England
Babysitter Babysitter   See fewer
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John Frawley
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Jennifer De Greenlaw
Zeadler's Secretary (as Jennifer de Greenlaw) Zeadler's Secretary (as Jennifer de Greenlaw)   See fewer
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Richard Henderson
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Penny Leach
Schoolteacher Schoolteacher   See fewer
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Merv Lillie
Publican (as Merv Lilley) Publican (as Merv Lilley)   See fewer
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John Meagher
Morgue Clerk Morgue Clerk   See fewer
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Malcolm Robertson
Don Fishburn Don Fishburn   See fewer
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Katrina Sedgwick
Sophie Burton Sophie Burton   See fewer
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Ingrid Weir
Grace Burton Grace Burton   See fewer
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Tony Llewellyn-Jones
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7.1 / 10 | 7,389 votes