The Great Movies: Wake in Fright (1971) with Special Guest Andrew Nette

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Watch the movie on Kanopy beforehand, then join us for a lively Friday evening discussion on Zoom. Register for this program to receive the Zoom login information via email.

Considered a classic of Australian New Wave cinema, WAKE IN FRIGHT tells the nightmarish story of a schoolteacher’s descent into demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in the outback. Our special guest for this discussion is Andrew Nette, an Australian writer of fiction and non-fiction, researcher, reviewer and pulp scholar. You can find out more about him at Pulp Curry.

Rated R, 108 min. 

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