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The removalists.

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Uniform Title Removalists (Motion picture : 1975)
Title The removalists.
Published Australia : Distributed by Umbrella Entertainment, ©2007.
©1975.
Description 1 DVD-video (93 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Notes Catalogued from container.
Umbrella : DAVID3686.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
Based on the play of the same name written by David Williamson.
"By the time they are through with Kenny Carter, he doesn't have a wife, a child or a hope in hell" --Cover.
Umbrella Entertainment: DAVID1117.
Credits Directed by Tom Jeffrey ; Produced by Margaret Fink ; Written by David Williamson.
Performers Peter Cummins, John Hargreaves, Kate Fitzpatrick, Jacki Weaver, Chris Haywood.
Summary This compelling adaptation of David Williamson's influential play stars John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins as good and bad cops who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband. Like the equally successful Don's Party, the film sees Williamson continue his dissection of Australian sexual politics by exploring issues of female empowerment versus male violence and sexual intimidation as a beaten housewife tries to retrieve her possessions from a threatening husband, but gets little help from a chauvinistic cop. Comic relief comes in the form of the whingeing, bludging Cockney removalist Chris Haywood, who only wants to finish the job and get paid for his services.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
System details DVD video, Dolby digital 2.0 mono, PAL, All regions, anamorphic widescreen full frame 4:3.
Language note In English.
Subjects Williamson, David, -- 1942 February 24- Film adaptations
Family violence -- Australia -- Drama
Wife abuse -- Australia -- Drama
Women -- Crimes against -- Drama
Feature films -- Australia
Motion pictures, Australian
Genre Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Other Names Jeffrey, Tom director.
Fink, Margaret producer.
Cummings, Peter, 1931- actor.
Hargreaves, John, 1945-1996 actor.
Fitzpatrick, Kate, 1947- actor.
Weaver, Jacki, 1947- actor.
Haywood, Chris, 1948 actor.
Williamson, David, 1942 February 24-. Removalists Motion picture adaptation of (work)
Series Classic Australian films
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