Wake In Fright

film note: Wake In Fright

Wake In Fright Directed by Ted Kotcheff 114 mins, Australia, 1971 Perhaps it says something about the difference between representations of American masculinity — as shown threatened and emasculated in period films like Deliverance and The Deer Hunter — and Australian masculinity, as shown here in this rediscovered gem, exposed with an unflinching, carefully constructed …

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