|Absent Without Leave|
|Directed by||John Laing|
|Produced by||Robin Laing|
|Written by||Graeme Tetley|
Absent Without Leave is a 1992 New Zealand drama film directed by John Laing and starring Craig McLachlan. It was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.
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Craig Dougall McLachlan is an Australian actor, musician, singer and composer. He has been involved in film, television, the music industry and music theatre for over 30 years. He is best known for appearing in the soap operas Neighbours and Home and Away and the BBC One spy drama Bugs. He has portrayed the title character in The Doctor Blake Mysteries, for which he was nominated for the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor; he has previously won the award in this category three times.
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