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Shame (1988)

R
94 min | Drama

Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes ...See moreAsta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in helping Curtis' teenage daughter, Lizzie, who has been recently date-raped by Danny Fiske, the son of a wealthy, well-known citizen and his gang. Asta persuades Lizzie to press charges against Danny, but the local population becomes determined to keep the incident a secret at any cost and soon Asta and the Curtis family's lives are in danger. Written by matt-282 See less
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Phil Peters (as Philip Peters)
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$1,650,000
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Release date
Jul 15, 1988 (United States)
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37 cast members
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Deborra-Lee Furness
Asta Cadell Asta Cadell   See fewer
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Tony Barry
Tim Curtis Tim Curtis   See fewer
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Simone Buchanan
Lizzie Curtis Lizzie Curtis   See fewer
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Gillian Jones
Tina Farrel Tina Farrel   See fewer
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Peter Aanensen
Sgt. Wal Cuddy Sgt. Wal Cuddy   See fewer
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Margaret Ford
Norma Curtis Norma Curtis   See fewer
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David Franklin
Danny Fiske Danny Fiske   See fewer
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Bill McCluskey
Ross (as Bill McClusky) Ross (as Bill McClusky)   See fewer
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Stig Wemyss
Bobby (as Graeme 'Stig' Wemyss) Bobby (as Graeme 'Stig' Wemyss)   See fewer
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Faith Clayton
Dulcie Dulcie   See fewer
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Pat Skevington
Mrs. Rudolph Mrs. Rudolph   See fewer
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Robert Luobikis
Little Stevie Little Stevie   See fewer
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Jeremy Groves
Steve's Mate Steve's Mate   See fewer
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Dean Daley
Steve's Mate Steve's Mate   See fewer
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Darren Taylor
Steve's Mate Steve's Mate   See fewer
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Patricia Cote
Eileen Eileen   See fewer
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Tiffany Evans
Mrs. Hemingway Mrs. Hemingway   See fewer
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Robert Faggetter
Mr. Hemingway (as Bob Faggetter) Mr. Hemingway (as Bob Faggetter)   See fewer
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Eileen Colocott
Mrs. Sullivan Mrs. Sullivan   See fewer
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Dickon Oxenburgh
Dave (as Diskson Oxenburgh) Dave (as Diskson Oxenburgh)   See fewer
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Kerri Lemus
Melina Melina   See fewer
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Colin McEwan
Mr. Fiske Mr. Fiske   See fewer
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Leslie Wright
Mr. Morgan Mr. Morgan   See fewer
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Don Halbert
Officer Gavin Officer Gavin   See fewer
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Ann Goodale
Meatworker Meatworker   See fewer
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Sarissa White
Sussie Sussie   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 418 votes