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The Removalists (1975)

A good and a bad cop assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.

Director:

Tom Jeffrey

Writers:

David Williamson (play), David Williamson (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Cummins Peter Cummins ... Sergeant Dan Simmonds
John Hargreaves ... Constable Neville Ross
Jacki Weaver ... Marilyn Carter
Kate Fitzpatrick ... Kate Mason
Martin Harris Martin Harris ... Kenny Carter
Chris Haywood ... Rob, The Removalist
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A good and a bad cop assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.

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By the time they are through with Kenny Carter, he doesn't have a wife, a child or a hope in hell.

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1975 (Australia) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Director Ted Kotcheff, who had directed the Australian movie Wake in Fright (1971), was offered the directing job by producer Margaret Fink, but turned it down. See more »

Goofs

The wooden posts in the apartment room after Sergeant Simmonds has hit Kenny Carter numerous times. Different posts become broken in different scenes in the same room. See more »

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Featured in Flicks: Episode #1.2 (1975) See more »

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re: Williamson scripts cant go wrong
6 December 2001 | by davidsontrentSee all my reviews

Excellent black comedy with a terrific cast... Williamson's script is again sensational and this one should be up there with his more well known screen adaptions (Dons Party, The Club, etc) but unfortunatley has been fairly forgotten due to a lack availability.... Hargreaves is fantastic as the insecure rookie cop on his first day on the job and Cummins is also fantastic as his superior officer..... Fine performances all around, great direction and production also. Highly Reccomended


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