Wake in Fright (1971) Image

Universal acclaim - based on 14 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

Summary: The film tells the story of a British schoolteacher’s descent into personal demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in outback Australia. (Drafthouse Films)
Runtime: 114 min
Official Site: http://drafthousefilms.com/film/wake-in-fright
Production: Group W
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Countries: USA, Australia
Language: English
Director Credit
Ted Kotcheff Director
Writer Credit
Evan Jones Writer
Kenneth Cook Writer
Cast Credit
Al Thomas Tim Hynes
Buster Fiddess Charlie Jones
Chips Rafferty Jock Crawford
Donald Pleasence 'Doc' Tydon
Gary Bond John Grant
Jack Thompson Dick
John Armstrong Atkins
John Dalleen Second Controller
John Meillon Charlie
Maggie Dence Receptionist
Norm Erskine Joe The Cook
Owen Moase First Controller
Peter Whittle Joe
Slim DeGrey Jarvis
Sylvia Kay Janette Hynes
Producer Credit
Bill Harmon Executive Producer
George Willoughby Producer
Howard G. Barnes Executive Producer
Maurice Singer Associate Producer
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