Heatwave

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Heatwave (1982, Australia) is a political conspiracy thriller directed by Phillip Noyce. It is based on the same events that inspired The Killing of Angel Street.

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Main Details

  • Released on March 8, 1982
  • Color
  • Running time: 91 minutes
  • Production Co.: M & L Pty Limited | Preston Crothers
  • Distribution Co.: Roadshow Film Distributors
  • Directed by Phillip Noyce
  • Written by Marc Rosenberg and Phillip Noyce, based on an original screenplay by Mark Stiles and Tim Gooding
  • Starring: Judy Davis, Richard Moir, Chris Haywood


Plot Summary

  • A planned housing development in the mid 70's designed for an upstart Cockney immigrant developer, becomes the centre of controversy as tenants and squatters in the older houses refuse to move.

Taglines

  • One man. One woman. Caught together in the cold terror of...HEATWAVE
  • The Best Australian Film since Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • An explosive new thriller from the director of Newsfront
  • Starring Judy Davis - Award Winning Star of My Brilliant Career
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