|Directed by||Paul Cox|
|Written by||Paul Cox|
|Starring|| Charles Tingwell |
|Distributed by|| Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer(USA theatrical)|
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment(USA home media)
Planeta 2010(through Paramount Pictures)(Spain)
|Box office||A$1,100,331 (Australia)|
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